The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field

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Product Details
Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Millbrook Press (Tm)
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.6 X 11.2 X 0.4 inches | 1.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781541579156

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About the Author
Scott Riley is a teacher and children's book author. Scott has spent nearly thirty years teaching in the US, Indonesia, Czech Republic, and Singapore. Scott draws inspiration from the people he meets and the places he explores while living overseas. His debut picture book The Floating Field was a Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List title, Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books, and Freeman Book Award winner. He currently lives in Singapore with his wife, two daughters, and one very lively labradoodle.
Huynh Kim Lien and Phung Nguyen Quang are Vietnamese illustrators who have collaborated on books published in a number of countries, often under the pen name KAA. Their illustrations are influenced by the folk culture of Vietnam and Asia. Visit them at kaaillustration.com.
Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Kim Lien are Vietnamese illustrators who have collaborated on books published in a number of countries, often under the pen name KAA. Their illustrations are influenced by the folk culture of Vietnam and Asia. Visit them at kaaillustration.com.
Reviews

"This is a story that presents kids as true problem solvers. . . . an excellent STEM resource."--starred, School Library Journal

-- (5/1/2021 12:00:00 AM)

"[F]illed with happy smiles and strong kicks. . . . A splendid nonfiction picture book."--starred, The Horn Book Magazine

-- (5/1/2021 12:00:00 AM)

"A compelling book for football [soccer] fans and readers seeking examples of ingenuity."--starred, Publishers Weekly

-- (1/11/2021 12:00:00 AM)

"This inspiring tale will appeal to soccer fans, of course, but also has applications for problem solving and determination."--Booklist

-- (1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM)

"An intriguing true story elevated by striking illustrations."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (1/1/2021 12:00:00 AM)