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Soccer journals for kids

The other day, during Corona time lockdown, when my son re-arranged his room for the 7th time, he found an old diary of his, from the age of 6 years old.
What a treasure it was! He was so excited it kept him away from the PlayStation for a few hours...

Check out our new soccer journals for kids >>


"Saved by Soccer" - guest post on Soccer Pursuits.

When my super-active, jumpy son Rob was four years old, his kindergarten teacher strongly suggested that I have him evaluated for ADHD. As we both suspected, Rob failed …Read more >>

New designs for soccer T-shirts for kids - with beautiful colorful illustrations by Elettra Cudignotto.

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Thanks BOOKROO, for including SEAN WANTS TO BE MESSI in the best soccer books for children list!

Bookroo is an award winning book club for kids.

Best-to-mummy-book-messi book for kids

Great review at the The Next Best Thing To Mummy blog

Honored to get such a good review on this parenting blog! >
"The Next Best Thing To Mummy" is a lovely parenting blog by a British mummy.


Meet our artist - Elettra Cudignotto

Elettra Cudignotto loved painting since she was a little girl. As far as she remembers she was scribbling little drawings on napkins, books and bills. Her illustrations are characterized by wild colors and powerful irregular hand drawn lines.

Follow her here:
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Dec 2019 - "Sean Wants To Be Messi" is available in Hindi.

You can now read the adventures of Sean in Hindi as well, translated by Rishabh Manocha. The book is available for purchase in the literary blog of Ameya, an Indian readers community.

Also available on:
Notion Press


These will make wonderful soccer gifts for boys, girls, soccer moms, soccer dads and coaches :)

A story about a donkey and a visit to a donkeys' safe haven

I have a soft spot for donkeys since an incident which happened back when I was in high school.
My family lived in the suburbs and we had a backyard with a small swimming pool. One day I heard a donkey braying loudly, so I run outside only to discover ....

Book review by Jeyran Main

Honest reviews of the 3 books in the "Sean Wants To Be Messi" book series (or as some call them- messi books for kids), by Jeyran Main, a professional book editor and marketing advisor.

The Sep 2018 personalized book giveaway has ended. The winner's has received his book. If you're looking for a personalized soccer book for kids - you found it.
Contact me to get your custom order.
Feb 2018 - We earned the prestigious Moms Choice Award- for all 3 books in the series.

View on Moms Choice Award site ->

So now it's officially the best soccer book for boys out there :)
And definitely the best soccer gift for boys!

"Sean Wants To Be Messi" book series sold more than 10,000 books!
Some fun memories from Fil Guadalajara International Book Fair, and the trip to Guadalajara, Mexico. (Nov 2017)
Personalized books of "Sean Wants To Be Messi"

I stopped the personalization service, but If your kids name happens to match a past order- the book can be reprinted. So if your name is CAILIN, CHRIS, DENNIS, KENZIE, LANDON, LEE, LEWIS, LUCA, LOUDON or TIMOTHY – you are in luck! Click on your name to get your personalized soccer book.

2019 Update - We resume the service special orders only. Order in advance if you're ordering it as a soccer birthday gift.

The making of - creating the Sean Wants To Be Messi artwork
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Sean Wants To Be Messi Children Books Set - review on

Sean is traveling the world with one passion in heart-soccer! And especially his favorite player, Leo Messi whom he may get a chance to meet in … Read More ->

Saved by soccer - blog post on

When my super-active, jumpy son Sean was four years old, his kindergarten teacher strongly suggested that I have him evaluated for ADHD. As we both suspected, Sean failed … Read More ->

More art by Elettra Cudignotto, the books' illustrator

Elettra was delighted to illustrate this "Messi book".

Sean Wants To Be Messi

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"Sean Wants To Be Messi" book trailer. December 2015.