Despite being packaged for kids, the book is full of fascinating scientific and historical facts that any adult can enjoy...How Figure Skating Works would be a great gift for any young (or young at heart) skating fan.
Keltie Thomas has done it again. Not only is this book an excellent how-to manual for the beginning skater, but it also is a delight for anyone interested in the sport of figure skating…This exciting and humorous book is entertaining and will certainly be enjoyed by both children and adults over and over again.
...the illustrations and the pictures are colorful and informative...a very thorough book.
This engaging introduction will be welcomed by both newcomers and fans of the sport.
…the perfect skating book for kids age 8 to 12 who love the sport…In my books, this one’s a gold medal winner!
About the Author
KELTIE THOMAS is a passionate sports fan and award-winning children’s science writer and editor. She is a former editor of OWL Magazine, and is the author of popular sports books such as How Baseball Works; Blades, Boards & Scooters; and Inside Hockey! She lives in Toronto.
STEPHEN MACEACHERN studied both animation and illustration at the celebrated Sheridan College. His first book, Lights, Camera, Action!, written by Lisa O’Brien, won the White Raven Award. He lives in Erin, Ontario.