Discovering Joe Pilates: A Whimsical Exploration of Joe’s Inventions by Christina Maria Gadar
Enter a world where push-up devices become damselflies and mats become flying carpets. Learn about an imaginative man who turned wheelchairs and beer barrels into exercise equipment. “Discovering Joe Pilates” introduces readers to the amazing inventor behind the Pilates Method and displays the whimsical side of Pilates’ inventions as seen through the eyes of children. Readers will be delighted by the whimsical illustrations, captivated by the history of Joe’s inventions, and might even get a chuckle from the silly poems. This not-so-typical children’s book blends the genius of Joe Pilates and the imagination of children into a book sure to please readers of all ages. Reading level: Grade 3 and up. Note: A portion of the royalties from this book will be donated to The Benjamin Gilkey Fund for Innovative Pediatric Cancer Research.