The Golden Girls of Rio – Book Review

The Golden Girls of Rio – Book Review

I received a copy of The Golden Girls of Rio” ($16.99 value) in exchange for this promotion. Any opinions expressed here are honest and my own.”


“The women athletes of the 2016 Summer Olympics captivated the world. Their accomplishments amazed us, as did their personal stories of persistence and hard work. The Golden Girls of Rio focuses on the paths to glory for these women athletes, how they got their start and rose to meteoric heights in the Rio games. An inspiring story, bursting with color and action and life, that will make you smile to see these champion athletes as little girls, and to revisit their triumphs in achieving Olympic gold!”

In this colorful picture book, The Golden Girls of Rio, young readers ages 4-8 can see how very young these gold winning Olympians were when they began their golden path and how they were very different from each other, yet they were following the same dream of wanting to be the “BEST”!  Readers can follow along to see where they grew up, how their Olympic journey began and how they finally got to the GOLD!

The Golden Girls of Rio can be purchased at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and anywhere children’s books are sold.

About the Author

Nikkolas Smith, a native of Houston, Texas, is a Master of Architecture recipient from Hampton University, and current Facility Designer & Concept artist at Walt Disney Imagineering. After hours, Nikkolas also leads in youth mentoring on Saturdays, with the kids of Compton & Watts, CA, giving lessons in digital painting and life skills for success. He lives in Los Angeles, California.


Cynthia Tait

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