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Records, stats and little-known facts keep the fun factor high
If Neymar is your favourite football superstar, then this is the book for you! Discover how he went from playing street football and futsal in Sao Paulo to becoming one of the best players on the global scene playing for clubs like Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain. Learn how Neymar scored over 300 career goals, competed in the Olympics twice, and became one of the most popular football players worldwide.
Football Superstars: Neymar Rules is written in an engaging and accessible style that's ideal for emerging and reluctant readers. The simple narrative text is supplemented with cartoons and visual jokes, and presented with an energetic, graphic look. Sections and chapters make it easy to navigate and fun to dip in and out of.
A supporting cast of players, managers, TV pundits - and even the authors themselves - chip in with quotes, jokes and comments to add to the playful and informative fun.
Praise for Football Superstars;
‘This lively book of black-and-white illustrations and facts records the life and career of Marcus Rashford’ Sunday Times
‘With touches of the illustrated feel and sensibility of Shoot! and a bit of Roy the Rovers… a great way for younger children to learn why their football hero Rashford has become a figure of such influence and admiration’ Big Issue
|Publication date:||21st January 2021|
|Publisher:||Welbeck Children's Books an imprint of Welbeck Publishing Group|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Genres:||Football, People / Places, Sports|
After studying the history of everything at Goldsmiths College, Simon worked at the Science Museum making paper aeroplanes and setting fire to hydrogen balloons. Despite being a fully-grown man, his favourite subjects include dinosaurs, robots, rockets, loud music and Star Wars. An Ipswich Town fan since they won the FA Cup in 1978 (it's true - look it up) he lives in Kent with his wife, daughter, and a cat with two names.More About Simon Mugford
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