The Strongest Man in the World: The Legend of Louis Cyr

Lucie Papineau Caroline Hamel


The Strongest Man in the World: The Legend of Louis Cyr

The Strongest Man in the World: The Legend of Louis Cyr

  • Title: The Strongest Man in the World: The Legend of Louis Cyr
  • Author: Lucie Papineau Caroline Hamel
  • ISBN: 9782733846148
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Hardcover



North America, late nineteenth century a little boy is born whose destiny will prove exceptional Travelling across the Northeast, he will show extraordinary physical strength Soon, his exploits will spread around the North American continent, then Europe, making him truly the strongest man in the world Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, open this book and be amazed bNorth America, late nineteenth century a little boy is born whose destiny will prove exceptional Travelling across the Northeast, he will show extraordinary physical strength Soon, his exploits will spread around the North American continent, then Europe, making him truly the strongest man in the world Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, open this book and be amazed by this incredible story Award winner Lucie Papineau lives in Quebec, where she has spent the past twenty years writing for children.Five time recipient of Lux Award in Quebec which honors the best professional achievements in photography and illustration , Caroline Hamel lives in Montreal with her family.


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A picture book biography, translated from French, of the Québécois strong man Louis Cyr.  He was born in poverty in 1863, the oldest of 17 children. By the time he was twelve, he was a lumberjack stronger than men twice his age. He was famous for a stunt he performed in Boston where he lifted 14 large men sitting on a plank which was resting on his back. It comprised a weight of 4,337 pounds, which is a record even today.  The cartoon illustrations are done in a muted forest-y palett [...]

Long a fan of extremes and records as touted in Ripley's Believe It or Not or the Guinness Book of World Records, naturally, I was intrigued by this one. Born near Quebec in 1863 Cyprien-Noe (later renamed Louis) Cyr was strong even during his formative years. Eventually, he could lay claim to the title of strongest man in the world. The book describes his many feats of heroism and strength and how he landed his first job. After moving briefly to the United States and marrying, he returned to Ca [...]


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