Dwayne Johnson

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Pub Date 04 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 01 Nov 2022

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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the true story of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

Born into a family of Samoan and Black wrestlers, little Dwayne travelled with his parents and watched his family fight in the ring, but 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.  

A 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... andtoday 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.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
 
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the true story of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

Born into a family of Samoan...

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ISBN 9780711281554
PRICE $15.99 (USD)
PAGES 32

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Little People, Big Dreams does it again! Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara creates this fun-loving story based on the life of Dwayne Johnson. The illustrations are awesome, and the lessons to be learned are endless. We see Dwayne Johnson face fears of failure and doubt. The strength in overcoming and perseverance that it took for Dwayne Johnson to become the talented actor we know today, is inspiring to kids of all ages. With small facts, I even learned from reading the Dwayne Johnson book from the always inspiring and encouraging collection of Little People, Big Dreams.

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