內容簡介 Winner at the 2017 International Latino Book Awards "Once upon a time, there was a little boy who loved tennis and soccer, just like so many other children in every corner of the world. He was four years old and he spent the whole day kicking a ball around and glued to a tennis racket." Thanks to his unassuming personality, from an early age the great tennis player Rafa Nadal discovered what really matters, and the values that would be the guiding principles for his life. Guided Reading Level: P, Lexile Level: 930L Check out the booktrailer: Don't miss Rafa's comments! Read the first pages:
作者介紹 Marta Barroso is a Spanish journalist. Since her university days, she was fortunate to practice her trade on television, radio, and various media outlets. She joined the Spanish ABC newspaper, home of her professional life for more than thirty years. She has written on many subjects and done many interviews, always focussed on her great interest in social issues.Mónica Carretero was born in Madrid, but now lives happily in Segovia, where she draws colorful illustrations and writes books for children. She assures that her job makes her feel alive. A passion well depicted in her sunny drawings and original, cheerful characters. She has illustrated dozens of books, games, and posters for Spain, England, France, Korea, Australia, and the United States. Since 2011, her work has been recognized on several occasions, being awarded at the London Book Fair, the Latino Book Awards in the United States, and also in the BookExpo America.