June 2020 June 2020: Children's Previews

This summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games inspires a boom in sports books in June—coronavirus willing. Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy urges children to “go for gold” in Be Amazing, a non-fiction guide to building confidence; sporting biographies include the addition of Jesse Owens to Quarto’s Little People, Big Dreams series; there are martial arts for little ones in Holly Sterling’s Karate Kids; and Matt Oldfield, author of the best- selling Ultimate Football Heroes series, turns to funny young fiction in Johnny Ball: Accidental Football Genius.

It continues to be an exception- ally busy period...

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