Tales From The Touchline: Messi

Suggested age Age 7 – 11


Author: Harry Coninx
ISBN: 9781800473638
Date Published: Oct 6, 2022

Lionel Messi is Barcelona’s star player and one of the world’s best footballer players. But as a boy he stopped growing at 11 and coaches worried he wasn’t big enough. Discover the story of how Messi proved them wrong and how this boy from South America fought to become possibly the greatest football players of all time.

This fictionalised biography is one of the new titles in Ransom’s Tales from the Pitch series. Each book focuses on one up-and-coming or major football superstar. The players are from all walks of life and have faced failure, injury and rejection, making these moving and inspirational stories.

The books are brimming with football banter that will have the knowing fans smiling. And each players story is littered with football tricks and tips, so readers can learn the arts of the glorious game. Tales of the Pitch are easy to read and very fast-paced reads.

At only 120 pages long, printed on cream paper with a dyslexia-friendly font, these are ideal books for reluctant and dyslexic readers.

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