ARTHUR LOVES TO RUN

Arthur is a small Jamaican boy who loves to run. Travel with Arthur from the lush Jamaican countryside where he runs with his friends and siblings, to Kingston city where he competes in big races and becomes a local champion.

$1,520.00 or USD $9.69

9 in stock (can be backordered)

Writer: Colleen M. Wint

Illustrator: Patrick Meikle

Ages: 12 years and up

Author Loves to Run

Arthur is a small Jamaican boy who loves to run. Travel with Arthur from the lush Jamaican countryside where he runs with his friends and siblings, to Kingston city where he competes in big races and becomes a local champion. Later, as a young man, he travels across the ocean to London to compete in the Olympic Games, one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Everyone expects him to do well.

Children will identify with all the fun Arthur had, as well as some turbulent experiences and the lessons he learned along the way, especially when something tragic happens to him!

Arthur Loves to Run is the story of a Jamaican athlete, Arthur Wint, who competed at many international events, including the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games. He won two gold and two silver medals, becoming the first Jamaican to win an Olympic gold medal. Arthur Wint represented the 3 important values of the Olympics: excellence, respect and friendship.

See more about Arthur Wint at at https://arthurwint.com/

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