Leroy goes to the Olympics by Sybil Blazej-Yee
A Graphic Novel

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Leroy Goes To The Olympics, a children's graphic novel by Sybil Blazej-Yee, Concept by Dr. Michael Sheps, Artwork by Toran Joseph. Leroy Dixon's story is based on interviews with the Olympic athlete and conveys his struggle and the people who cheered him on through years of training. His life is sure to inspire 3rd to 5th grade boys who love to find out more about a real sports figure. The graphics feature refreshing artwork by a young new illustrator.

About Sybil Blazej-Yee

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Sybil Blazej-Yee is a children's book writer. She grew up in Vermont and has lived in southern California for many years. This is her third book and her first graphic novel. You may want to read The Honey Boy Story, about a lost kitten who finds a home and Beagle Boy Watson, about an adopted dog and his wayward adventures. Look for her books on amazon.com. Sybil's website www.nose2nose.net features some of her paintings and information about her work. She takes watercolor painting classes, shares with a writers' group and by day works as a children's librarian. By night she walks a beagle. Even though she is hopelessly unathletic, she admires the work of Dr. Sheps and Leroy Dixon and other steadfast working athletes. Sybil hopes for kids everywhere to dream big and take pointers from the lives of sports figures like Leroy Dixon. Thanks to friends, family and the Wednesday Night Ladies for their incredible support throughout the process of bringing this book to its final result. Sybil wants to thank Leroy Dixon for his time and story, Toran Joseph for the gorgeous artwork, and Dr. Sheps for a great positive attitude and the concept for Leroy Goes To The Olympics!
Published September 28, 2011 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 34 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors.

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