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Posted on March 31, 2021

Take a look inside On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold!: A Funny and Fact-Filled Guide to Every Olympic Sport

The Olympics are only a few months away! To celebrate, we’re publishing On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold! – a funny, and fact-filled guide to every Olympic and Paralympic sport, written by former sports journalist Scott Allen, with wonderful, bright illustrations by Antoine Corbineau.

And today we’re giving you an exclusive first look inside this sporty new book!

From boxing to boccia, find out just what it takes to become an Olympic and Paralympic star in this hilariously informative guide to the games. For each sport you’ll discover why it’s great, why it’s not so great, what skills and equipment you’ll need to start practising and even how to sound like a pro! With bold, energetic illustrations and a text packed with weird, wonderful and wildly hilarious facts, this is a laugh-a-minute, fascinating guide to every Olympic and Paralympic sport.

Here’s a sneak peek inside this new book:

You can pre-order On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold! from Waterstones here, Bookshop.org here, or Amazon here – and if you’d like to stay up-to-date with all of our book news, you can sign up to our books newsletter at this page and you’ll never miss a thing.