Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El Rey del Futbol

By Monica Brown; Rudy Gutierrez (Illustrator); Monica Brown (Illustrator)
(Rayo, Hardcover, 9780061227790, 40pp.)

Publication Date: December 2008

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Do you know how a poor boy from Brazil who loved futbol more than anything else became the biggest soccer star the world has ever known? Turn the pages of this book to read the true life story of Pele, King of Soccer, the first man in the history of the sport to score a thousand goals and become a living legend. Rudy Gutierrez's dynamic illustrations make award-winning author Monica Brown's story of this remarkable sports hero truly come alive

Sabes como un nino brasileno pobre que amaba el futbol mas que nada en el mundo se convirtio en la estrella mas importante del deporte? Lee este relato y enterate de la historia de Pele, El rey del futbol; el primer hombre en la historia del deporte capaz de marcar mil goles y convertirse en una leyenda viva. Las dinamicas ilustraciones de Rudy Gutierrez destacan vividamente los momentos recreados por la escritora premiada Monica Brown en este extraordinario libro.




About the Author
Monica Brown is the award-winning author of magical, multicultural books for children, including My Name is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/Me llamo Celia: La vida de Celia Cruz (Luna Rising, 2004) and My Name is Gabriela: The Life of Gabriela Mistral/Me llamo Gabriela: La vida de Gabriela Mistral (Luna Rising, 2005). My Name is Celia won the Americas Award for Children's Literature and was named a Pura Belpre Honor Book. When she is not writing, she teaches Latino/a literature at Northern Arizona University.

Rudy Gutierrez is a Pura Belpre Honor-winning illustrator who has also created album art, most notably for the group Santana s acclaimed release Shaman. He teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and lives in Bogota, New Jersey. To learn more, please visit www.altpick.com/rudygutierrez.

Monica Brown is the author of "PelE, King of Soccer/PelE

Monica Brown is the author of "PelE, King of Soccer/PelE, El rey del fUtbol" and the Pura BelprE Honor winners "My N, El rey del fUtbol" and the Pura BelprE Honor winners "My Name Is Gabito/Mi Llamo Gabito" and "My Name is Celia/Me llamame Is Gabito/Mi Llamo Gabito" and "My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia". Her books honor the lives of Latino/as who have sho Celia". Her books honor the lives of Latino/as who have shaped our history. Monica lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, with haped our history. Monica lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, with her husband and two daughters.

Monica Brown es la autora er husband and two daughters.

Monica Brown es la autora de "PelE, King of Soccer/PelE, El rey del fUtbol", y de los de "PelE, King of Soccer/PelE, El rey del fUtbol", y de los libros ganadores del Honor Pura BelprE "My Name Is Gabito/Milibros ganadores del Honor Pura BelprE "My Name Is Gabito/Mi Llamo Gabito" y "My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia". Sus libr Llamo Gabito" y "My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia". Sus libros honran las vidas de latinos/as que han moldeado nuestra hos honran las vidas de latinos/as que han moldeado nuestra historia. Monica vive en Flagstaff, Arizona, con su marido y istoria. Monica vive en Flagstaff, Arizona, con su marido y sus dos hijas. sus dos hijas.

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