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Title Who is Jackie Chan? / by Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.
Author Shaffer, Jody Jensen, author.
Publication New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
Call # eBOOK
Series Who is ...?
Who is-- ?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Who is Jackie Chan? -- Early years -- The China Drama Academy -- On his own -- Kung fu comedy -- Dangerous stunts and near misses -- Jackie in Hollywood -- Blockbuster decade -- Jackie of all trades -- Still dreaming.
Summary "When Kong-sang was a young boy in Hong Kong, he enjoyed practicing martial arts with his dad but hated going to school. He was eventually enrolled in the China Drama Academy, where he improved his martial arts skills and became a stuntman. That training led to a successful career as an actor. Kong-sang, now known as Jackie Chan, never gave up on his passion for screwball physical comedy. Luckily for Jackie, his determination paid off. His humor and dangerous stuntwork in films like Cannonball Run, Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, and Karate Kid have made him an international star, and it doesn't look like he'll be leaving the big screen anytime soon"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
Subject Cheng, Long, 1954- -- Juvenile literature.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Martial arts films -- Juvenile literature.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Performing Arts / Film.
Cheng, Long, 1954- (OCoLC)fst00378913
Martial arts films. (OCoLC)fst01010851
Motion picture actors and actresses. (OCoLC)fst01027096
China -- Hong Kong. (OCoLC)fst01260796
Genre Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Addl. Author Copeland, Gregory, illustrator.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9781524791643 (electronic bk.)
1524791644 (electronic bk.)

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