Rafa Nadal

Sanchez Vegara, Isabel


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From the bestselling biography series Little People, BIG DREAMS, discover the story of Rafa Nadal, the superstar tennis player who picked up his first tennis racket aged three!

ISBN: 9780711298606 Category:


Learn about the incredible life of Rafa Nadal, the dedicated sportsperson who’s tenacity and drive has inspired young athletes across the world.

Little Rafa was born in Majorca, Spain. Encouraged by his two uncles, he started playing football and tennis, but found that he particularly excelled on the court. His uncle Toni became his coach and Rafa soon dreamt of winning tournaments. He was fiercly dedicated and worked hard at his technique and stamina – always being the first to arrive at practice and the last to leave. Then, at just fifteen years old, he became a professional, and seven years later was the number one tennis player in the world!

His journey has not been without challenges – he has faced several injuries and experienced losses – but each time he has come back stronger and more determined than ever to keep living his dream. Despite having won 20 Grand Slam titles, he remains humble and his perseverance and determination are the keys to his success. Today, he is considered one of the best tennis players in history.

This powerful book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the tennis player’s life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling biography series for kids that explores the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series of books offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. With rewritten text for older children, the treasuries each bring together a multitude of dreamers in a single volume. You can also collect a selection of the books by theme in boxed gift sets. Activity books and a journal provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 24 × 19.5 cm










796.342092 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J

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