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Dwayne Johnson

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Illustrated by: Lirios Bou

Meet actor extraordinaire Dwayne Johnson.

Born into a family of Samoan and Black wrestlers, little Dwayne travelled with his parents and watched his family fight in the ring. Although, he much preferred the football field to wrestling! He trained hard and worked to become a football player, signing with the Calgary Stampeders as a linebacker. But he was cut from the team after just two months.

natural athlete, Dwayne decided to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather and decided to pursue professional wrestling. Taking on the persona of ‘The Rock’ as a wrestler in the WWE, he won 16 championships and millions of fans. After a huge wrestling career, he tried his hand at acting… and today is one of the biggest film stars that Hollywood has ever seen! 

This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete and actor’s life.

Specs:

Format: Hardback, 32 pages

ISBN: US 9780711281554, UK 9780711281547

Size: 7.68 in x 9.45 in / 195 mm x 240 mm

Published: October 4, 2022

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Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.

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