Strong as Sandow: How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth

Written and Illustrated by Don Tate

Little Friedrich Müller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he to no avail.

As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and worked. He changed his name to Eugen Sandow and he got bigger and stronger. Everyone wanted to become “as strong as Sandow.”

Age Range 6 - 9 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
40
Publisher
Charlesbridge
Grade Level 1st - 4th
ISBN
9781580896283
Lexile 740L
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