Splash it! Swimming

Crabtree Publishing, 2012

Splash it! Swimming introduces children to the world of competitive swimming. Simple text and up-close images show readers the four major styles: freestyle swimming, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly stroke. A special section also features today’s champion swimmers.


“The 2012 Olympic Games is sure to spark an interest in competitive swimming, and this entry in the Sports Starters series will equip newbies with the information they need to get going in the pool …The simple, direct language will resonate with elementary-age children …Action-packed illustrations show both adults and kids suited up and doing their thing. It won’t be long before aquaphile readers are snapping on their goggles and diving in.”

— Booklist