About the Book
In a perceptive tale of friendship and sports, this multicultural early reader shows how Sam's visiting Mexican cousin overcomes the language barrier by teaching soccer to his new friends.
About the Author
Jean Marzollo is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of more than 130 children’s books, including the I Spy series. She also served as the editor of Scholastic’s kindergarten magazine, Let’s Find Out, from 1972 to 1992. Marzollo lives in upstate New York with her husband, Claudio. To learn more, visit JeanMarzollo.com.
"The story line is brisk, and the lively drawings are effective. An entertaining light read with simple sentences and lots of appeal: the bicultural element adds a nice touch."--Booklist.