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  • 5 stars across 29 books
    James Buckley, Jr. is a sports writer for children. He has written more than 50 books about sports for kids, including titles on baseball, football, NASCAR, soccer, the Olympics, and more.
    5th June 2018

    Who Is Pele?

    His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is known as Pele. The now-r... More

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    10th November 2015

    Who Was Blackbeard?

    Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing po... More

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    26th December 2013

    Who Was Ernest Shackleton?

    As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, E... More

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    8th October 2012

    Stars and Galaxies

    What are stars and galaxies, and could we ever visit them? Taking the form of an imaginary trip, this book explores the ... More

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    27th December 2014

    The Moon

    The moon is a fun wordless story about a little mouse achieving his dream, and proving that anything is possible when yo... More

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    24th July 2014

    Who Was Muhammad Ali?

    He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyweight Champion. Nicknamed "The Greate... More

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      Who Is Pele?

      My mum has bought lots of books in this series and this was the first one I chose to read. I love football and Pele is a legend so it was great to rea...