Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El rey del futbol: Bilingual
Monica Brown (A) and Rudy Gutierrez (ILT)
List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Soccer Sports Star - 2008)
This acclaimed bilingual children’s book, Spanish/English, is a fun way to introduce simple words and phrases in both languages and is sure to be a welcome resource at home and in schools and libraries.
Monica Brown and Rudy Gutierrez team up to deliver what Kirkus called, in a starred review, an “inspiring blend of art and story,” about the most famous soccer star in the world, Pelé.
This bilingual picture book will inspire, teach, and amaze readers as they learn about the man who revolutionized the sport of soccer. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
Do you know how a poor boy from Brazil who loved fútbol more than anything else became the biggest soccer star the world has ever known? This is the true story of Pelé, King of Soccer, the first man in the history of the sport to score a thousand goals and become a living legend. (32 pgs) Ages: 4-8
Rudy Gutierrez’s dynamic illustrations make award-winning author Monica Brown’s story of this remarkable sports hero come alive!
Lexile Measure: AD620L
Grade Level: Pre-School - 3
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.25 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.6 ounces