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Sports of All Sorts

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ISBN: 9781782859857

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ISBN: 9781646864287

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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 loves creating books that share her curiosity of the world and her strong interest in nature. Her playful artwork can be found in many non-fiction books, picture and board books as well as in advertising and children’s products. Christiane is originally from Germany and now lives by the sea in Kent, UK, together with her family and one feisty tuxedo cat.

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