The Rise (and Falls) of Jackie Chan
An action-packed picture book biography about Hollywood actor, stuntman, and beloved superstar Jackie Chan! A great read for Chan fans hoping to share their love of Rush Hour, Supercop, and Jackie's original brand of martial arts with their ready-to-tumble tyke.
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Jackie Chan has been making movies and amazing audiences with his original and comedic stunts for decades.
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But before he was an international star, Jackie grew up in relative poverty in China, studied martial arts at the grueling China Drama Academy, and worked for years trying to find his way in film.
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Twist, tumble, and train alongside martial arts hero Jackie Chan in this picture book biography from lauded author Kristen Mai Giang and illustrator and Hong Kong native Alina Chau. Discover how Jackie used his goofball acrobatics to make a name and a style all his own.
Praise for The Rise (and Falls) of Jackie Chan
"[A] dynamic profile of a living legend." -Publishers Weekly
"Chan’s action-star trajectory will inspire young readers." -Kirkus Reviews
"Giang tells a lively tale." -Booklist