Messi: Superstar: His Records, His Life, His Epic Awesomeness

Duopress Labs (Author) Jon Stollberg (Artist)
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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

Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Duopress
Publish Date
April 26, 2016
Pages
140
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.6 X 5.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781938093579

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About the Author

duopress labs is the creative team, led by Mauricio Velázquez de León, responsible for writing and developing dozens of books and games. Recent titles include The Belly Sticker Book; and the SmartFlash and TummyTime(TM) series, 100 Pablo Picassos; My Fridge; and My First Lift-the-Flap Animal Book. Mauricio has written for Lonely Planet, Chouette, PowerKids Press, and the magazines Gourmet and Saveur. He resides wherever he can find a good wi-fi connection and strong coffee, mostly in the eastern United States.

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.