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Nine chapters; Sprinters, Middle-distance, Long-distance, Marathoners, Hurdlers and Steeplechasers, Race Walkers, Para Athletes, Mountain Runners, Ultra-distance and Adventure Runners.

About the Author

Dreydon Sobanja is children's picture book author who has now moved taken on the challenge of a book of NZ athlete biographies about New Zealand runners. Dreydon has had a love for running since he was four years old, when he saw John Walker win his 1500-metre gold in Montreal and has emulated Sir John by providing inspirational sessions to schools and libraries around the country.Dreydon has previously self-published three New Zealand books to inspire children to dream big, through his organisation Inspired Kids Ltd; Bruce Wants to Go Faster (9780473360627), Ed Climbs a Big Hill (9780473227838) and Jean Dreams of Flying (9780473227845).Fellow Aucklander and urban artist, Murray Dewhurst, has added clever design elements that make this book a Kiwi keepsake. Murray was also the designer of Bruce Wants to Go Faster, which made the Storyline's Notable Books List for 2017.

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