The big book of rugby - Leonardo Masini
One of the most noble sports: rugby. For some years now, this typically English sport has started to have a greater following amongst the public and its popularity has increased also in other countries. This the main reasons. Firstly, the genuine and solid philosophy it is based on. In a sports scene punctuated more by unpleasant news reports rather than on the results that are achieved, the rugby environment seems to be a healthy alternative to football made of real respect both on and off the field. Secondly, it is a team sport in which all the players need to collaborate very closely and there is less room for champions. The book opens with a historical overview, starting from the very beginning when this sport was a simple ball game and going up to the present day when it describes the major leagues and federations. It then goes on to analyse the various team players, the most important rules and patterns of play, followed by a brief look at the most representative national teams it with the description of the most important tournaments and an overview of the most emblematic curiosities of this sport.
The big book of horses - Gaia Riondino
Devoted to children who love horses and horse riding, this book contains lots of curious facts and suggestions on how to communicate with horses, how to buy one and how much its upkeep costs. In addition, the book also describes horse riding techniques and provides recommendations on how to approach the various horse riding sports disciplines: from racing to jumping, dressage and polo. Each section focuses on specific topics and offers pages with puzzles, riddles, crosswords and other fun games, besides the history of horses from their ancestors to their long path next to man, serving him during wars and for work. The book ends with a glossary, a list of websites and the analytical index.
The big book of ballet - Roberto Baiocchi
The history, the basic exercises, the main dance styles, from classical to modern, to contemporary dance, to hip hop, and also the most well known dancers, the plots of the great ballets, specialized links, the most prestigious schools, the most important theatres, the greatest composers, the movies, a dictionary of technical terms.Edited by a true professional, everything there is to know on the world of dance!
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