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Messi

Superstar: His Records, His Life, His Epic Awesomeness

duopress labs, Jon Stollberg (By (artist))

Paperback

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Millions of kids around the world know Lionel Messi and they all know he is really good. But do they know how good he really is?

To answer this question, this engaging book goes beyond a traditional biography and describes Messi’s life and record-breaking career through the use of fun graphics, comparisons with past and present players, playful reader challenges, and pages chock-full of interesting facts.

Lexile Level: 940L
Guided Reading Level: P3

duopress, 9781938093579, 140pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 2016



About the Author

duopress labs is the creative team, led by Mauricio Velazquez de Leon, responsible for developing dozens of books and games. Recent titles include the TummyTime®, Terra Babies, SmartFlash™, and High-Contrast series; The Belly Sticker Book100 Pablo PicassosMy Fridge; Mix & Match Puzzle: Silly Trucks; and many more.

Jon Stollberg is an illustrator from Alabama who grew up in the Washington, DC, area. In Alabama, he discovered ice hockey, his first major sports love, and has had a wide appreciation of various sports since. He studied illustration and graphic design at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, graduating in 2014 with a bachelor's degree. His work is a dynamic blend of vibrant color and simplified form, with an informed sense of composition and character acting. He loves to interpret famous people in his style, with likenesses ranging from Bryan Cranston and Luke Skywalker to his adorable parents. In his free time he enjoys coffee and dumb jokes.