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Bruce Wants to Go Faster: 2016

Bruce Wants to Go Faster: 2016

An inspirational story for children about New Zealand motor racing legend and founder of the McLaren Racing Team, Bruce McLaren.

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ISBN 9780473360627
Published 31 October 2016
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Sobanja, Dreydon
Designed by Dewhurst, Murray
Series Inspirational Kiwis (part: 3)
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780473360627
ISBN-10 0473360624
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Inspired Kids Ltd
Publication Date 31 October 2016
International Publication Date 27 October 2016
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Sobanja, Dreydon
Designed by Dewhurst, Murray
Series Inspirational Kiwis (part: 3)
Category Picture Storybooks
True Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 200mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 796.72092
Catalogue Code 695777

Description of this Book

"Bruce McLaren was just a normal Kiwi boy who dreamed about going faster. He went on to become one of the world's best drivers and car designers and had almost unparalleled succes with his own team. As a result, the name McLaren has not only left a permanent impression on New Zealand and world motorsport history, it is also one of the most successful, well recognised and longstanding motorsport teams in the world. Bruce had many personality traits that helped him achieve his dream and by analysing them we can all follow our own dreams and be ordinary Kiwis who do extraordinary things"--Publisher's website.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review I loved this book. Typical of the New Zealand spirit, overcoming one obstacle after another and with the bare minimum. He may have started out a bit wonky, but he ended up conquering the world! Bruce McLaren is an inspiration. Craig Smith, bestselling author of The Wonky Donky. Bruce's journey shows how you can achieve your dreams even when the path seems impossible, and that's exactly what I want my kids growing up knowing. I love the idea of sharing a Kiwi story with them. Toni Street, Broadcaster & journalist, TV One, Seven Sharp.

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Author's Bio

Dreydon Sobanja is an Author focused on creating stories about Kiwi icons that inspire kids to 'dream big' and then follow those big dreams. He is the creator of the New Zealand based company Inspired Kids Ltd, which was established to publish the books, provide a set of resources for parents and teachers to help them inspire children and to undertake inspirational sessions at schools and libraries.

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