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Por Amor Al Fútbol. La Historia de Pelé (for the Love of Soccer! the Story of Pelé): Level 2

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Esta encantadora historia escrita por Pelé, futbolista legendario, celebra las cosas que más le gustan del juego. Es un cuento fácil de leer que también contiene información biográfica sobre la infancia y la carrera deportiva de Pelé.

Qué es lo que el mejor jugador de fútbol del mundo ama de este deporte? Lo mismo que tú! La velocidad, el trabajo en equipo, bajar el balón, pasarlo, intentar un tiro y... GOOOOOOL!

El galardonado artista Frank Morrison prepara el juego entretejiendo dos dinámicas historias visuales: el inspirador ascenso a la fama de Pelé y los esfuerzos de un joven atleta por seguir los veloces pasos de su héroe. Juntas, las palabras y las imágenes ofrecen toda la diversión y la emoción de un juego reñido. Fanáticos y fanáticas de la Copa Mundial, vengan a jugar!

Este libro de Nivel 2 de lectura alienta a los niños y las niñas que están aprendiendo a leer a hacerlo en voz alta e incluye historias más complejas con vocabulario sencillo.

Edición en ingles, For the Love of Soccer! The Story of Pelé, también disponible.

Written by soccer legend Pelé, this heart-warming story celebrates what he loves most about the game. This easy-to-read story also includes biographical information about Pelé's childhood and sports career.

What does the world's greatest soccer player love about soccer? The same things that you do! Speed, teamwork, dribbling, passing, taking your best shot--and making a G-O-O-A-A-A-L!

Award-winning artist Frank Morrison sets up the play by weaving together two dynamic visual stories: Pelé's inspiring rise to fame and a young athlete's efforts to follow in his hero's speedy footsteps. Together, words and pictures deliver all the fun and excitement of a closely matched game. World Cup fans, come play!

This Level 2 reader encourages developing readers to sound out loud and includes more complex stories with simple vocabulary.

An English edition, For the Love of Soccer! The Story of Pelé, is also available.

ISBN-13: 9781368056342

Media Type: Paperback

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 06-23-2020

Pages: 32

Product Dimensions: 8.50h x 5.80w x 0.20d

Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

Series: World of Reading

Pelé joined his first professional team at age 15, and went on to a dazzling career. He became the top scorer in the history of the Brazil national team, as well as the first player ever to win three World Cup medals. He also played for the New York Cosmos, and his charisma and grace on the field helped popularize soccer in America. Since his retirement in 1977, he has been an ambassador for soccer worldwide. This is his first book for children.

Frank Morrison is known for his energetic, fluid illustrations of dancers, musicians, and athletes. He is the illustrator of Out of the Ballpark by Alex Rodriguez and Queen of the Scene by Queen Latifah, and was awarded a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent for Jazzy Miz Mozetta by Brenda C. Roberts, as well as a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and five children. Visit him online at