Please try again. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See all books authored by Andy Lee, including Chicken Tractor: The Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens and Healthy Soil, and Backyard Market Gardening: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Selling What You Grow (Good Earth), and more on ThriftBooks.com. Shop thousands of Books, Audio Books, DVDs, Calendars, Diaries and Stationery, then proceed to checkout. He is known for working alongside Hamish Blake as part of the comedy duo Hamish & Andy. Famed champion-maker Emanuel Steward hears of Lee’s recent tournament victory and calls the teenager at home with a proposal: come train with him at Detroit’s Kronk Gym and sign a professional contract. Andy Lee remains my favourite sportsman - a great boxer but an even better example of how I think a sportsman should conduct himself. In Stock. We see his boxing sharpen. It is an honest, raw account of the life of a young boy on the margins of society who made it to the top. He is a gentleman in person and it's nice to meet someone with his profile that is as nice in person as the persona on TV. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Country of Publication: AU It is a really horrifying book that I cannot believe is marketed towards young kids. ISBN-10: 1760458856 $10.00. As the Limerick chapters come to an end, we find Andy in Detroit, with Steward’s sights set on making him a world champion. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + No Import Fees Deposit & $9.63 Shipping to Germany. We can read it a 100 times and not get bored. Very honest recount of Andy's life to date. It's time to visit Monster again, but he still insists that you shouldn't open this book, and you definitely shouldn't turn the page! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. He has been and done many things in his short life and his story of triumph is amazing. The Detroit section of the book reads how it must have felt to experience: a quick rollercoaster with too many twists and unseen obstacles to count. It’s an enjoyable read because it’s the tale of an underdog fighting his way to the top… but it’s also an inside look at how modern boxing works, the business of it all. The world is changing, for better or worse, and Kalista Ilex Holly will be at the center of it. Lee had his hand raised often, even as a young boxer. A fun picture book from comedian Andy Lee. Unable to add item to List. Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 3, 2019. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Good read but just not gritty for me. Reviewed in the United States on January 6, 2019. “A fighter’s personality reflects in their boxing style, and if nothing else I was honest.” It seems the adage extends to a fighter’s memoir, too. When Andy Lee announced his retirement in early 2018, he was asked how he’d like to be remembered. I thought it was part of a series of "DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK" books. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 7, 2019. The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President (2017 Edition) Learn more about Dr. Bandy Lee and the original authors of this book. Definitely one of our favourites, a great read! Leaving home for the dust and faded glamour of Detroit, over the next ten years, under the guidance of the legendary Manny Steward, he set about honing his craft, winning fight after fight, and slowly ascending the professional ranks. It is written really well in a nice style that just flows. ISBN: 9781760451486 ISBN-10: 1760451487 Series: Do Not Open This Book Audience: Children For Ages: 3 - 6 years old Format: Hardcover Language: English Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 7th September 2016 Both books are funny, interesting, they engages the children entirely. Kids get involved in the story, it has great vocabulary as well. (Parents absolutely will!) In stock. Vol. He was trained by the best with Emmanuel Steward and Adam Booth. But what will happen if you do?