Muhammad Ali: The People's Champion by Walter Dean MyersMuhammad Ali: The People's Champion by Walter Dean Myers

Muhammad Ali: The People's Champion

byWalter Dean MyersIllustratorAlix Delinois

Paperback | January 26, 2016

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This acclaimed picture book biography is a perfect introduction to the late great Muhammad Ali

New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers explores Muhammad Ali’s life and recounts his most famous fights in this celebrated picture book biography.

Myers examines the depth and complexity of the larger-than-life legend and heavyweight champion of the world, and the bold, vibrant art of Alix Delinois reflects the beauty and power of the man who could "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee."

Reviewers praised this book as "powerful," "action-filled," and "dramatic."

Walter Dean Myers was born on August 12, 1937 in Martinsberg, West Virginia. When he was three years old, his mother died and his father sent him to live with Herbert and Florence Dean in Harlem, New York. He began writing stories while in his teens. He dropped out of high school and enlisted in the Army at the age of 17. After complet...
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Title:Muhammad Ali: The People's ChampionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.68 inPublished:January 26, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064437183

ISBN - 13:9780064437189

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“Illustrations in oils in rich browns, shades of grays, and white highlights show the fighter Muhammad Ali in many action poses exhibiting his strength and lightning speed. Sure to provide inspiration for young readers.”