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Everyone has to start somewhere, even huge sports stars and championship winners.
Before they were grand-slamming and slam-dunking, they were kids fighting off their bullies and taking dance classes because their parents made them. Find out about how Yao Ming had to pay adult fare on the bus because he was so tall, or how Tiger Woods has been playing golf since he was only a year and a half. With adorable cartoon illustrations of more than 15 different beloved athletes, this book is a powerful reminder that even the greatest legends of all time had to go through the same childhood frustrations and growing pains that we do!
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