|By (author):||Zweig, Eric|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Hockey|
|Awards:||Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre (2014) Commended
|Publisher:||Scholastic Canada Ltd|
|Size:||10.25in x 8.25in|
|From The Publisher*||Find out EVERYTHING there is to know about hockey! |
Who are the "Original Six"? What are some of the most historic hockey games? What jobs are available in the hockey industry, other than being an NHL all-star?
This book will answer all your questions, and more! From the first game (with roots in Irish hurling and Scottish shinty) to the billion-dollar industry it is today - including the evolution of hockey equipment, the Stanley Cup, and every NHL team - fans will learn the complete A to Z of hockey.
|Review Quote*||Praise for The Big Book of Hockey for Kids: |
"Feed their love of the game with this fact-packed book that covers everything from the origins of hockey and the evolution of equipment to international leagues and the business of the sport. Don't be surprised if your stat-loving fan interrupts you over and over with 'Did you know...'" -Canadian Family
|Biographical Note||Eric Zweig's love of sports and compiling facts about them started early: by the age of ten, he was already filling school notebooks with game reports and statistics. Eric has worked as a writer and producer for CBC Radio Sports and TSN SportsRadio. He lives in Owen Sound, Ontario, with his wife.|