Written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara Illustrated by Camila Rosa Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books Blurb: With a sock full of paper for a ball, Pelé grew up playing football on the streets of Brazil. With joy and passion on his side, he created his very own ‘beautiful game’, leading his country to World Cup victory many times. Today, he is widely regarded as the greatest footballer who has ever lived – and a voice for those in need. This inspiring story of the footballer and activist features a facts and photos section at the back. Skills: Listening, Planning and Writing