The Strongest Man in the World
Louis CyrGraphic Novel - 2007
Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world's imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and his mammoth proportions. Set in Quebec at the turn of the 20th century, this biography, in graphic-novel style, features the celebrity in his old age as he recalls the glory days for his young daughter. In vivid detail he recounts his adventures traveling through Europe, performing feats of strength that astounded audiences and remain unsurpassed today.
Nicolas Debon's vibrant illustrations and moving text bring the world of long-ago circuses and celebrities to life for young readers.