The Strongest Man in the World: Luis Cyr (Hardcover)

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By Nicolas Debon, Nicolas Debon (Illustrator)
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Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world's imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and mammoth proportions. Set in Quebec at the turn of the 20th century, this visual biography features the celebrity in his old age, recalling his glory days for his young daughter. In vivid detail he recounts his adventures traveling through Europe performing feats of strength that astounded audiences and remain unsurpassed today. Nicholas Debon's vibrant illustrations and moving text bring the world of circuses and celebrities from long ago to life for young readers.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780888997319
ISBN-10: 0888997310
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2007
Pages: 36
Language: English