Unlimited The Strongest Man in the World - by Nicolas Debon Unlimited The Strongest Man in the World - by Nicolas Debon - The Strongest Man in the World, The Strongest Man in the World Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world s imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and mammoth proportions Set in Quebec at the turn of the th century this visual biography

  • Title: The Strongest Man in the World
  • Author: Nicolas Debon
  • ISBN: 9780888997319
  • Page: 145
  • Format: Hardcover

Unlimited The Strongest Man in the World - by Nicolas Debon, The Strongest Man in the World, Nicolas Debon, The Strongest Man in the World Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world s imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and mammoth proportions Set in Quebec at the turn of the th century this visual biography features the celebrity in his old age recalling his glory days for his young daughter In vivid detail he recounts his adventures traveling through Europe performing fe

The Strongest Man in the World

Unlimited The Strongest Man in the World - by Nicolas Debon Unlimited The Strongest Man in the World - by Nicolas Debon - The Strongest Man in the World, The Strongest Man in the World Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world s imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and mammoth proportions Set in Quebec at the turn of the th century this visual biography The Strongest Man in the World

  • Unlimited The Strongest Man in the World - by Nicolas Debon
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The Strongest Man in the World



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  1. 1 Louis Cyr is the strongest man in the world This book follows his life to fame Beginning when he was little, Louis was always told to eat his meats and that his grandparents wanted him to grow up and be really strong The first time anyone noticed his strength was when he lifted a horse up off the ground in a local fair The people were amazed He met a woman named Melina and moved back to Canada with her and got married Then the strongest man in Canada challenged him to a match of picking up ext [...]


  2. Non fiction, biography.Boston Globe Horn Book Award for non fiction.For elementary school and up.At the end of his career, strongman Louis Cyr tells his daughter how he came to be the strongest man in the world, in this graphic novel biography.This short biography is perfect for reluctant readers and fans of graphic novels, as Cyr s relatively unknown story is told simply but with remarkable detail Most pages are filled with small panels, interspersed with text boxes, and the illustrations are c [...]


  3. Another picture book biography, this time in graphic novel format Again, I knew very little before I read this I hadn t even heard of Canadian strongman Louis Cyr, some of whose records remain unbroken I found it interesting to read how a person became famous in the late 1800s word of mouth, touring to perform in barns Louis was able to provide for his family and even open his own circus late in life Still, the story has an air of sadness His father told him as a young boy, a man without strengt [...]


  4. This graphic novel biography is the story of Louis Cyr, strong man from Quebec, Canada, and details some of his notorious feats of strength He lived during the late 19th early 20th century when weightlifting was one of the most popular spectator sports He performed all over the world, and toured with several different shows before creating his own traveling circus His story is told as a conversation between himself and his daughter on the verge of his retirement A creative and engaging work with [...]


  5. This book, based on a true story of Louis Cyr who was featured as the strongest man in the world in his own Canadian circus The story follows him telling his own life story to his daughter as he is coping with having to end his career if he wants to continue to live doctor s advice This book is a graphic novel, so it s format relies heavily upon pictures and less text to convey meaning The other important feature in this book comes at the end of the book where there are photographs and a brief h [...]


  6. Loved the artwork, but found this one to be very insubstantial as a biography Also, the way Debon tells the story with Cyr s daughter, Emiliana, asking questions about his life seemed forced to me It just didn t seem natural that she would be asking all those questions about his life when, at her age, she should have heard those stories time and time again already Hoping that Debon s biography on Emily Carr is a bit better.


  7. This picture biography of the strongest man in the world, Louis Cyr, is written in graphic novel format Louis tells his daughter the story of how he came to be the strongest man and own his own circus Students will enjoy learning about his history while looking at the many cartoon style pictures A fascinating afterword is included which has portraits of Louis and his family Grades 3 6


  8. This was a great non fiction in graphic novel form My kids were very interested in the pictures and the man s life certainly led itself to great feats perfect for capturing in illustrations The art and color palette were very pleasing and I thought the story was well told I love that it is in the form of the father telling his daughter his story It is tender and good.


  9. Presented in panels similar to a graphic novel, this biographical picture book does a good job describing the life of a famous Canadian weightlifter strongman I d never heard of the guy before, but I liked the book quite a bit Very nicely presented.


  10. Graphic novel biography of the strongest man in the world Nice pictures Interesting story I had no idea it was physically possible for one person to lift the amount of weight this man lifted I think it would be good for reluctant readers.


  11. Interesting biography of a little known strongman Appealing painted illustrations and and I liked how he told the story through a conversation between daughter and father I wish it was circulating better because I really like it


  12. This is a great book about a Canadian and strongest man in the world, Louis Cyr It is engaging and easy to read.




  13. This book recaptures the the old celebrity and his days as the strongest man in the world Fun to follow along and to relive the glory days.




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