E Is For Extreme: An Extreme Sports Alphabet

byBrad HerzogIllustratorMelanie Rose

Hardcover | May 4, 2007

E Is For Extreme: An Extreme Sports Alphabet by Brad Herzog
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E is for Extreme indeed! From the gravity-defying rush of bungee jumping to the ultimate endurance challenge of the ultramarathon, young readers are given an armchair seat to the world of extreme sports. What makes the Iditarod sled dog race so grueling? What sports competition is only open to U.S. Army Rangers? And what famous mountaineer answered "Because it's there" to the question of why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, only to disappear on the mountain a year later? Other topics include drag racing, freestyle skiing, and kite boarding. Now thrill seekers of all ages can experience the ABC's of extreme sports.Prolific travel/sportswriter Brad Herzog has more than two dozen books to his credit, including six sports alphabet books for Sleeping Bear Press. When he's not traveling around the United States, Brad makes his home on California's Monterey Peninsula with his family. Melanie Rose has illustrated almost a dozen books for Sleeping Bear Press, including the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet. Among her future book projects are a dance alphabet and an England alphabet. Melanie lives in Mississauga, Canada.
Brad Herzog lives on California's Monterey Peninsula with his wife, Amy, and his two sons, Luke and Jesse. As a freelance writer, he has won several awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, including a Grand Gold Medal for best magazine article of the year. Brad has published more than two dozen books, incl...
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Title:E Is For Extreme: An Extreme Sports AlphabetFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 10.1 X 11.4 X 0.39 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.1 X 11.4 X 0.39 inPublished:May 4, 2007Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1585363103

ISBN - 13:9781585363100

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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