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Children's Nonfiction Wrestling

Wrestling in Action

by (author) John Crossingham

illustrated by Bonna Rouse

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Mar 2003
Wrestling, Safety, Fitness & Exercise
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2003
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2003
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Wrestling in Action shows kids the basics of the sport they only thought they knew. Wrestling goes back thousands of years and was part of the first Olympics. Exciting full-color photographs and illustrations show kids the basic moves and holds of the real sport without the flashy costumes and outrageous characters.

About the authors

JOHN CROSSINGHAM has spent most of his life playing music and writing words. In addition to having edited with OKB, he is author of Learn to Speak Music. A veteran of numerous bands, including Broken Social Scene and Raising The Fawn, he has toured much of the world, played on Conan, Letterman, and the Junos, and has released several albums and EPs. He has also written and edited dozens of children's books, as well as written about music for FASHION and Chart magazines. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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