The Flea the Amazing Story of Leo Messi

The Flea   the Amazing Story of Leo Messi
Author: Sole Books,Michael Part
Publsiher: Sole Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2013-04-24
ISBN 10: 1938591100
ISBN 13: 9781938591105
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Flea the Amazing Story of Leo Messi Book Review:

The captivating story of soccer legend Lionel Messi, from his first touch at age five in the streets of Rosario, Argentina, to his first goal on the Camp Nou pitch in Barcelona, Spain. The Flea tells the amazing story of a boy who was born to play the beautiful game and destined to become the world's greatest soccer player.

The Flea The Amazing Story of Leo Messi

The Flea   The Amazing Story of Leo Messi
Author: Sole Books,Michael Part
Publsiher: Sole Books
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2013-05-06
ISBN 10: 1938591119
ISBN 13: 9781938591112
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Cristiano Ronaldo The Rise of a Winner

Cristiano Ronaldo   The Rise of a Winner
Author: Sole Books,Michael Part
Publsiher: Sole Books
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2014-03-27
ISBN 10: 1938591178
ISBN 13: 9781938591174
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cristiano Ronaldo The Rise of a Winner Book Review:

Cristiano Ronaldo - The Rise of a Winner is the gripping life story of a boy who rose from the streets of Madeira to become one of the greatest soccer players ever. A heartfelt, startling tale of his journey to glory and what made him the man he is.

Neymar the Wizard

Neymar the Wizard
Author: Michael Part
Publsiher: Sole Books
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2014-11-15
ISBN 10: 1938591208
ISBN 13: 9781938591204
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neymar the Wizard Book Review:

Neymar the Wizard is the fascinating coming-of-age story of Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, the skinny kid from Mogi das Cruzes, who has been called the next Pelé. Neymar has taken Brazil and the world by storm and continues to inspire millions of fans around the world with his talent, heart, and winning smile. Following the international bestsellers, The Flea the Amazing Story of Leo Messi and Ronaldo The Rise of a Winner, by Michael Part, Neymar The Wizard is the heartwarming and emotional story of a father and son, who, against all odds, made the journey from the edge of poverty, to international stardom, through love, conviction, and a young boy s belief in himself.

Messi

Messi
Author: Leonardo Faccio
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2012-09-04
ISBN 10: 0345802705
ISBN 13: 9780345802705
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Messi Book Review:

For soccer enthusiasts and sports fans in general, an in-depth look at the life of the beautiful game’s greatest star, Argentine footballer Lionel Messi. Whether you call it soccer, football, fútbol, or the “beautiful game," it is the most popular sport in the world, and Argentine footballer Lionel Messi stands as one of its finest players—not only of his time, but of all time. Admired around the globe for his athleticism, skill, and fierce competitiveness, Messi has, at the age of 24, already shattered records at one of the most storied clubs in the world, FC Barcelona. Now, in this comprehensive biography, Messi fans can learn more about his life and career. Argentine journalist Leonardo Faccio describes how Messi, as a talented youth player in Buenos Aires, left his home for Spain in search of the medical help his family could not afford to treat his rare hormone deficiency. Small of stature, but possessing tremendous natural gifts, Messi developed into a star at Barcelona’s famed Masia soccer school. In this book, Faccio has written not only a biography of an enigmatic celebrity, but a meditation on athletic genius, drawing on interviews with Messi himself, as well as with everyone from his family, teammates, childhood friends—even his favorite butcher. In-depth and intimate, soccer fans who enjoy watching Messi come alive on the field will delight as he comes alive on the page.

Messi

Messi
Author: Luca Caioli
Publsiher: Icon Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2020-12-03
ISBN 10: 1785786725
ISBN 13: 9781785786723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Messi Book Review:

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RONALDO AND NEYMAR. Prolific, cool-headed and unerringly consistent, Lionel Messi is one of the most revered footballers in history. But did you know that his transfer to Barcelona was first agreed on a paper napkin? Or that an x-ray of his hand was to thank for identifying his growth hormone deficiency? And do you know why he refused to collect his first ever Champions League winner’s medal? Find out all this and more in Luca Caioli’s classic portrait of a footballing icon, featuring exclusive interviews with those who know him best and even Messi himself.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi
Author: Mike Perez
Publsiher: Rosen Young Adult
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2019-07-16
ISBN 10: 9781725340275
ISBN 13: 1725340275
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lionel Messi Book Review:

They say it's possible to attain even one's wildest dreams through hard work and effort, and Lionel Messi is proof positive. Born with a growth hormone deficiency, the undaunted Argentinian soccer star went on to become one of the world's greatest soccer players. He's captained his Argentina and Barcelona teams to victory, winning numerous league titles and an Olympic gold medal. He's also won the prestigious Ballon d'Or multiple times. This compelling account chronicles Messi's soccer journey as he rises through the ranks to become the internationally renowned superstar we know today.

Messi

Messi
Author: Steve Herman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2017-08-16
ISBN 10: 9781974634118
ISBN 13: 1974634116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Messi Book Review:

Messi: A Boy Who Became a Star This is the inspiring children story of Lionel Messi, a boy who became a star. Born in a poor family, the small boy faced many obstacles in life, including a medical condition that prevented him from growing... But he decided to follow his dream, worked hard and overcame all obstacles to become one of the best soccer players in history. Perfect gift for all soccer fans. Perfect illustrated book to teach children to work hard to make their dreams come true. Learn about Messi, and learn how to be successful doing what you love. Get This Book Now and Enjoy the story of Lionel Messi!

Why Soccer Matters

Why Soccer Matters
Author: Pelé,Brian Winter
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2014-04-01
ISBN 10: 0698150058
ISBN 13: 9780698150058
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Why Soccer Matters Book Review:

Pelé—legendary footballer, humanitarian, and subject of the Netflix documentary—explores the sport’s recent history and provides new insights into the game. “I know in my heart that soccer was good to me, and great to the world....I saw, time and again, how the sport improved countless millions of lives, both on and off the field. For me, at least, that’s why soccer matters.” The world’s most popular sport goes by many names—soccer, football, the beautiful game—but fans have always agreed on one thing: The greatest player of all time was Pelé. Before Messi, before Ronaldo, before Beckham, Pelé had a stunning twenty-year career, where he was heralded as an international treasure. His accomplishments on the field proved to be pure magic: an unprecedented three World Cup championships and the all-time scoring record, with 1,283 goals. Since retiring, he has traveled the world as soccer’s global ambassador, relentlessly promoting the positive ways soccer can transform young men and women, struggling communities, even entire nations. Now, for the first time and with unparalleled openness, Pelé shares his most inspiring experiences, heartwarming stories, and hard-won wisdom. This is Pelé’s legacy, his way of passing on everything he’s learned and inspiring a new generation. In Why Soccer Matters, Pelé details his ambitious goals for the future of the sport and, by extension, the world.

The Greta Thunberg Story

The Greta Thunberg Story
Author: Michael Part
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2019-09-26
ISBN 10: 9781938591747
ISBN 13: 1938591747
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Greta Thunberg Story Book Review:

Her parents didn't want her to do it. Her classmates refused to join her. Passersby expressed pity and bemusement at the sight of the pigtailed teenager who sat alone on the cobblestones in front of the Swedish Parliament with a hand-painted banner saying School Strike for Climate. Before she went on strike, fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg refused to speak and eat. She had no friends and no purpose in life. But one day she decided to act. A year later, her strike sparked a global movement with millions of followers who shared a common goal: Save the planet. Now. Being Different is a Superpower is the heartfelt story of one family's love and devotion to each other and their quest for a better world.Michael Part's bestselling books are published in 17 languages in 36 countries worldwide.Ages 9-up

Lionel Messi and the Art of Living

Lionel Messi and the Art of Living
Author: Andy West
Publsiher: Jaico Publishing House
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2019-10-16
ISBN 10: 9388423690
ISBN 13: 9789388423694
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lionel Messi and the Art of Living Book Review:

Lionel Messi and the Art of Living is a bold, insightful and unique examination of a world famous sporting hero from an entirely new perspective, providing a context extending far beyond the football field. Although the details of Messi’s story are already well known, this book studies afresh and anew his glorious triumphs and his desperate failures, his ongoing evolution and his endless struggle to succeed. It encourages us to analyze and think about his career from a different viewpoint, revealing how his journey can be related to our own lives on a meaningful and impactful level. Containing extensive and illuminating exclusive interviews with deep thinkers and high achievers from a number of fields, this book delivers a vibrant and inspiring approach to a global icon. You will never look at Lionel Messi—or life—in the same way again. ANDY WEST has been writing professionally about soccer for 20 years, working in a number of different roles for the likes of Reading FC, Manchester City and the Football Association. Since 2012 he has been covering Spanish football for a variety of international media outlets, such as BBC Sport. “Leo is a generous and humble guy.” PABLO ZABALETA “He’s the greatest player in the history of the game.” BRENDAN RODGERS

Balotelli The Untold Story

Balotelli The Untold Story
Author: Michael Part
Publsiher: Sole Books
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-03-15
ISBN 10: 1938591283
ISBN 13: 9781938591280
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Balotelli The Untold Story Book Review:

Talented, unique, and always on the edge, this is the story of Mario Balotelli’s journey from near death as an infant to becoming one of the world’s best known strikers. Balotelli’s story is one of triumph over personal and racial challenges, and his struggle to find his own true identity.

Messi

Messi
Author: Guillem Balague
Publsiher: Orion
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2013-12-05
ISBN 10: 1409146618
ISBN 13: 9781409146612
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Messi Book Review:

The story of one of the greatest footballers of all time, Barcelona and Argentina's Lionel Messi. 'I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine football and his name is Messi' Diego Maradona Despite all the fame and adulation, remarkably little is known about Lionel Messi, the modest and intensely private footballing genius. Just how did the boy from Rosario, Argentina, become the world's greatest player? Guillem Balague has had unprecedented access to Messi's inner circle: his coaches, team-mates and family. In addition, Pep Guardiola has provided exclusive analysis of the player. The result is an authoritative and compelling account of the wonderful mystery that is Messi. 'I can tell my grandkids one day that I coached Lionel Messi' Pep Guardiola

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: Guillem Balague
Publsiher: Orion
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-11-05
ISBN 10: 1409155072
ISBN 13: 9781409155072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cristiano Ronaldo Book Review:

The definitive biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, named Football Book of the Year at the Cross Sports Book Awards 2016 Fully updated to include the 2017-18 season and Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest footballers of all time, a dream he pursued from the age of just twelve when he left his humble origins on Madeira behind. It wasn't long before he had the biggest clubs in Europe knocking on his door, but it was Manchester United who won the race for his signature. Under the tutelage of Sir Alex Ferguson, Ronaldo developed into the complete footballer and athlete, winning three league titles and a Champions League along the way. He then became the biggest galáctico of them all when he transferred to Real Madrid for a record-breaking fee. Unprecedented success in the Champions League and a record-equalling five Ballons d'Or followed, before his sensational move to Juventus in the summer of 2018. Guillem Balagué, respected football journalist and expert on the Spanish game, provides the definitive account of a twenty-first-century footballing icon.

A Marvelous Life

A Marvelous Life
Author: Danny Fingeroth
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-11-05
ISBN 10: 1250133912
ISBN 13: 9781250133915
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Marvelous Life Book Review:

The definitive biography of the beloved—often controversial—co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of “Stan the Man,” who spun a storytelling web of comic book heroic adventures into a pop culture phenomenon: the Marvel Universe. "[Fingeroth's] intimate yet balanced account, highlights Lee’s humanity, humor and even humility. But it doesn’t ignore how his canny self-promotion at times shortchanged his collaborators and constrained his own choices." —Wall Street Journal Stan Lee was the most famous American comic book creator who ever lived. Thanks, especially, to his many cameos in Marvel movies and TV shows, Lee was—and even after his 2018 death, still is—the voice and face of comics and popular culture in general, and Marvel Comics in particular. How he got to that place is a story that has never been fully told—until now. With creative partners including Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko—with whom he had tempestuous relationships that rivaled any superhero battle—Lee created world-famous characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the X–Men, the Avengers, and the Hulk! But Lee’s career was haunted by conflict and controversy. Was he the most innovative creator to ever do comics? Was he a lucky no-talent whose only skill was taking credit for others’ work? Or was he something else altogether? Danny Fingeroth’s A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee attempts to answer some of those questions. It is the first comprehensive biography of this powerhouse of ideas who, with his invention of Marvel Comics, changed the world’s ideas of what a hero is and how a story should be told. With exclusive interviews with Lee himself, as well as with colleagues, relatives, friends—and detractors—Fingeroth makes a doubly remarkable case for Lee’s achievements, while not ignoring the controversies that dogged him his entire life—and even past his death. With unique access to Lee’s personal archives at the University of Wyoming, Fingeroth explores never-before-examined aspects of Lee’s life and career, and digs under the surface of what people thought they knew about him. Fingeroth, himself a longtime writer and editor at Marvel Comics, and now a lauded pop culture critic and historian, knew and worked with Stan Lee for over four decades. With his unique insights as a comics world insider, Fingeroth is able to put Lee’s life and work in a unique context that makes events and actions come to life as no other writer could. Despite F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous warning that “There are no second acts in American lives,” Stan Lee created a second act for himself that changed everything for him, his family, his industry, and ultimately for all of popular culture. How he did it—and what it cost him—is a larger-than-life tale of a man who helped create the modern superhero mythology that has become a part of all our lives.

Bar a

Bar  a
Author: Graham Hunter
Publsiher: BackPage Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-09-13
ISBN 10: 0956497152
ISBN 13: 9780956497154
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bar a Book Review:

FC Barcelona are the greatest football team in the world, the greatest for a generation and possibly the greatest of all time. This is the inside story of how the team came to redefine how the game is played, told by the journalist closer to it than any other. This edition contains a new epilogue reflecting on the departure of Pep Guardiola and Spain's victory at Euro 2012.

Messi

Messi
Author: Luca Caioli
Publsiher: Icon Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2019-10-03
ISBN 10: 1785785826
ISBN 13: 9781785785825
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Messi Book Review:

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RONALDO AND NEYMAR. Prolific, cool-headed and unerringly consistent, Lionel Messi is one of the most revered footballers in history. But did you know that his transfer to Barcelona was first agreed on a paper napkin? Or that an x-ray of his hand was to thank for identifying his growth hormone deficiency? And do you know why he refused to collect his first ever Champions League winner’s medal? Find out all this and more in Luca Caioli’s classic portrait of a footballing icon, featuring exclusive interviews with those who know him best and even Messi himself.

Messi

Messi
Author: Luca Caioli
Publsiher: Icon Books Ltd
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2012-01-05
ISBN 10: 1906850194
ISBN 13: 9781906850197
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Messi Book Review:

El Pibe de Oro. The Golden Boy. Diego Maradona’s unwaning shadow looms large over world football. In 2007 the brilliant Argentine chose Lionel Messi as his successor to the famous No. 10 shirt. But you can never be sure that potential will be fulfilled. Three years later, Messi – El Pulga, the Flea – is a European Champion, Olympic Gold Medallist, the most naturally gifted footballer on the planet and a hero to millions of fans across the globe. Champions, reporters and coaches blunder time and time again in their haste to find superstars. This time they got it right. Aged only 22, he shows a degree of maturity rarely seen on the soccer pitch. Yet underneath the layers of footballing brilliance, he is still the shy boy who describes his Maradona moment with disarming simplicity: ‘I saw the gap and I went for it.’ Transcending both club and country, he is a sporting god who prefers homemade cookies to brand name perfumes. Author Luca Caioli draws on exceptional testimonies. Messi’s parents, Celia and Jorge, his bother Rodrigo and his uncles and aunts; his coaches at Grandoli and Newell’s Old Boys; Charly Rexach, Alex García, Frank Rjikaard, Gianluca Zambrotta from Barcelona; Hugo Tocalli, Pancho Ferrero, el Coco Basile, Roberto Perfumo from Argentina. And to conclude, Leo Messi himself sizes up his life so far.

The Barcelona Complex

The Barcelona Complex
Author: Simon Kuper
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2021-08-17
ISBN 10: 0593297725
ISBN 13: 9780593297728
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Barcelona Complex Book Review:

With rare and unrivaled access, bestselling coauthor of Soccernomics and longtime Financial Times journalist Simon Kuper tells the story of how FC Barcelona became the most successful club in the world—and how that era is now ending FC Barcelona is not just the world’s highest grossing sports club, it is simply one of the most influential organizations on the planet. At last count, it had approximately 214 million social media followers, more than any other sports club except Real Madrid CF—and by one earlier measure, more than all thirty-two NFL teams combined. It has more in common with multinational megacompanies like Netflix or small nation-states than it does with most soccer teams. No wonder its motto is “More than a club.” But it was not always so. In the past three decades, Barcelona went from a regional team to a global powerhouse, becoming a model of sustained excellence and beautiful soccer, and a consistent winner of championships. Simon Kuper unravels exactly how this transformation took place, paying special attention to the club’s two biggest stars, Johan Cruyff and Lionel Messi, who is arguably the greatest soccer player of all time. Messi joined Barça at age thirteen and, more than anyone, has been the engine and standard-bearer of Barcelona’s glory. But his era is coming to an end—and with it, a once-in-a-lifetime golden run. This book charts Barça’s rise and fall. Like many world-beating organizations, FC Barcelona closely guards its secrets, granting few outsiders access to the Camp Nou, its legendary home stadium. But after decades of writing about the sport and the club, Kuper was given access to the inner sanctum and the people behind the scenes who strive daily to keep Barcelona at the top. Erudite, personal, and capturing all the latest upheavals, his portrait of this incredible institution goes beyond soccer to understand FC Barcelona as a unique social, cultural, and political phenomenon.

Chinese Brush Painting

Chinese Brush Painting
Author: Caroline Self,Susan Self
Publsiher: Tuttle Publishing
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2012-07-03
ISBN 10: 1462907091
ISBN 13: 9781462907090
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chinese Brush Painting Book Review:

Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting teaches the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy. For more than a thousand years, a traditional Chinese style of art—brush painting—has been used to make pictures that are more than just pictures. These are images that harness your imagination, and capture on paper the true spirit of an animal…or a landscape…or a tree. All you need is black paint, white paper, and your best mental focus! Step by step this calligraphy for kids book shows you how fun it can be to paint Chinese characters in the traditional way. Once you learn the basic strokes, you can put them together to create everything from a pine cone to a mountain scene. you will even be able to write some Chinese calligraphy. You'll find that Chinese brush painting will help you learn to center your mind and thoughts. And your masterpieces will be inspiring decoration for your walls or great gifts for your friends and family. Open this book, pick up your brush and let's get started!