James Buckley

James Buckley

  • 5 stars across 34 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 Was Pelé?

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... MoreWho Was Pelé?

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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 ... MoreStars and Galaxies

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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... MoreThe Moon

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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... MoreWho Was Blackbeard?

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  • Who Was Jules Verne?

    Who Was Jules Verne?

    by Toppa

    Jules Verne was born in France in 1829 and it was soon clear that he had an ingrained spirit of adventure. Who Was Jules Verne? by James Buckley Jr. s...

  • Who Was Milton Hershey?

    Who Was Milton Hershey?

    by Toppa

    An informative look at the savvy, inventive man behind the Hershey Chocolate Company. I was surprised and heartened to discover that Hershey gave so m...

  • Who Was Pelé?

    Who Was Pelé?

    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...