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Sir Chris Hoy

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh and in 2012 became Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete to date, with six gold medals and one silver. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in Athens in 2004 and went on to win three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics. In 2012 at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris won his fifth and sixth gold medals- in the Keirin and Team Sprint. Chris was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2008 and awarded a Knighthood in 2009. Follow Chris at www.chrishoy.com or on Twitter: @chrishoy

    Joanna Nadin is the author of more than 70 books for children and young people. She has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and is a former broadcast journalist and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister. She lives in Bath. Follow Joanna at www.joannanadin.com on Twitter: @joannanadin
    12th September 2013

    The Paper Dolls

    Read aloud by broadcaster Lauren Laverne, The Paper Dolls book and CD is a stunning, rhythmical story of childho... More

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    1st March 2018

    Flying Fergus 8: Trouble on the Track

    The fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy. It's decision time for Fergus and the rest ... More

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    7th April 2003

    Hello, Goodbye

    "Hello! Hello!" come little voices, squeaky voices and deep-down voices from all over the tree. But when it begins to ra... More

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    8th September 2016

    Flying Fergus 4: The Championship Cheats

    The fourth book in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy The District Championship... More

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    1st October 2020

    Be Amazing! An inspiring guide to being your own champion

    In this inspiring and confidence-boosting guide, the cyclist Sir Chris Hoy, six-time Olympic Champion, shows kids th... More

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    25th February 2016

    Flying Fergus 2: The Great Cycle Challenge

    The second in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. Fergus Hamilton lives and dreams bi... More

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    30th June 2016

    Flying Fergus 3: The Big Biscuit Bike Off

    The third in Sir Chris Hoy's fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series. The Hercules' Hopefuls are through to... More

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    4th October 2018

    Flying Fergus 9: The Secret Cycle Scoop

    For the first time ever Fergus is cycling without Daisy by his side . . can they still be best friends? Daisy came fif... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Flying Fergus 5: The Winning Team

    The fifth story in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy. The Hercules' Hopefuls a... More

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