Mi Amigo Futbolista

On the day of his birthday, Mateo receives two wonderful gifts: a ball and a baby pig. The piglet's name is Barto. When Mateo sets out to play soccer, Barto follows. That's what you do when you're a soccer-loving piglet.

Edward van de Vendel has written over 50 books: non-fiction, young adult novels and poetry. The acclaimed Dutch writer has also created several picture books with Flemish illustrators. He's won the Deutscher Jugenliteraturpreis and the Woutertje Pieterse awards. 

Alain Verster makes collages that induce nostalgia. He uses old photographs and combines them with crepe ribbon, pencil, acrylic and oil paints to create sober and comical illustrations. His debut work "La paloma que no podía bucear" has been translated into 5 languages he has also received the Boekenpauw Reader award.

Escrito por Edward Van de Vendel

Illustrado por Alain Verster

Publicado por Thule Ediciones

Edades 5-7

Spanish Hardcover

0.4" H x 8.1" L x 8.1" W (0.6 lbs) 40 pages