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Sports of All Sorts

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ISBN: 9781782859857


ISBN: 9781782859918

Written by Celeste Cortright
Illustrated by Christiane Engel

Come along on a lively, lyrical exploration of the world's most beloved sports. Rhyming text and energetic artwork featuring a diverse group of children introduce the basics of eight sports popular around the world: baseball, track, football/soccer, gymnastics, hockey, karate, basketball, and swimming. Includes educational endnotes and art by celebrated illustrator Christiane Engel, whose previous Barefoot credits include Baby's First Words, Dump Truck Disco, Knick Knack Paddy Whack, and Build-a-Story Cards: Space Quest.

Key Selling Points:
  • NONFICTION: Explore eight of the world’s most beloved sports in the rhyming text of the book, and learn even more in the educational endnotes.
  • 8 POPULAR SPORTS: Features the most played and most watched sports in the world, including baseball, swimming, gymnastics and more!
  • FAVORITE ILLUSTRATOR: Bright, energetic artwork features a diverse group of children, drawn by beloved Barefoot artist Christiane Engel, illustrator of Baby’s First Words, Dump Truck Disco, Build-a-Story Cards: Space Quest and other titles.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 9.75 inches
  • Page Count: 24 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 3-7 years

Awards & Accolades

"Many children will see themselves in the pages of this book" - Youth Services Book Review

About the Contributors

Written by - Celeste Cortright
Celeste Cortright grew up in Connecticut, USA, and now works as a design director when she’s not writing children’s books for Barefoot! She and her partner live in Boston, Massachusetts, USA with their cat.
Illustrated by - Christiane Engel
Christiane Engel is an award-winning artist from northern Germany. She currently lives and works in England with her family and has illustrated several children’s books.

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