Sean Wants to be Messi (Hardcover)
Blurb, 9781364931193, 38pp.
Publication Date: October 2, 2019
List Price: 23.99*
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Winner of MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS 2018. --- Sean, an imaginative, soccer-loving second grader, wants to be the great Leo Messi, and he's working hard to accomplish his goal. He battles fears, bullies, nagging parents, and tiresome teachers in pursuit of his dream to become the best soccer player in the world. ---- An engaging, relatable children's book about soccer, practice, and inspiration. Beautiful illustrations by Elettra Cudignotto. --- Book quote: It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success. - Lionel Andr's Messi --- This chapter book is a part of a series, but it easily functions as a stand-alone book. --- It is suitable for kids ages 6-10 (reading level 3, 1st through 4th grade). Ideal for early readers or to be read aloud by a parent as a bedtime story. --- About the US/UK editions: Each of the books in this series has two editions: US and UK. This is due to the fact that the beautiful game is referred to as SOCCER in the US, and FOOTBALL in the UK.