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

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

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 23, 2008

Description

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.



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

“Gutierrez[’s] high-energy, full-bleed illustrations...kick up...this tribute to Pele, still soccer’s O Rei (The King).”
-ALA Booklist

“Told in a dual English/Spanish text, this inspiring blend of art and story scores a winning goal.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“With great skill, Brown tells the story of the poor boy from Brazil who loved fútbol more than anything else and became the biggest soccer star the world has ever known.”
-NBCLatino.com