Book Cover Image of Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champion by Walter Dean Myers

Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champion
by , Illustrated by Alix Delinois

    Publication Date: Dec 29, 2009
    List Price: $16.99
    Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9780060291310
    Imprint: HarperCollins
    Publisher: HarperCollins
    Parent Company: News Corporation

    Hardcover Description:

    This acclaimed picture book biography is a perfect introduction to the great Muhammad Ali. Reviewers praised this book as “powerful,” “action-filled,” and “dramatic.”

    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. Text and art combine to highlight “the raw emotional impact of victory, loss, confrontation and peace.” (Kirkus)

    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."

    This nonfiction picture book is a strong choice for sharing in the classroom or at home. Use it as an introduction to one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures in history.