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Beijing Olympic Games 2008 / Melanie Guile
Bib ID 3971372
Format BookBook
Author
Guile, Melanie, 1949-
 
Description Port Melbourne, Vic. : Heinemann Library, 2008 
32 p. : col. ill, maps, ports. ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 9781740703727
Series

Olympic Games 2008.

Summary

This book provides a thorough examination of the preparations taking place in Beijing now for the Olympic Games in 2008. There is a brief introduction to the Olympics Games, followed by a special section devoted to China's involvement in the Olympics. Then there is information about the Beijing mascots chosen for the Games, improvements made to the city's sports facilities, costs, the torch relay, new sports that will be show-cased, stars to watch out for, and special information about the preparations made for the Paralympic Games, which will be held immediately after the Games. There is also a city map of Beijing, showing where all of the Olympic events will be held, and a timeline counting down to the Beijing Olympics.

Notes

Includes index.

Maps on end papers.

Bibliography: p. 30.

Webliography: p. 30.

For primary school students.

Subjects Olympic Games. 29th 2008 Beijing, China -- Juvenile literature.  |  Beijing (China) -- Juvenile literature.
Available From 20 Thackray Rd, Port Melbourne VIC 3207 

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