BOOK REVIEW: Soccer Tales: Legend of the Shoelace Monster
This is a delightul soccer fable that is written with great passion and joy from Lew Freimark. Although aimed for children, it’s clearly written in a most unusual and fun manner – - and along the way, it introduces the ShoeLace Monster of the soccer pitch.
But this allegorical tale really is the story of Coach Stu and the wonderful time he has had coaching the Vipers through a number of seasons. Author Freimark is able to revisit the history of the game of soccer around the world, and in doing so, he provides a terrific history lesson for all soccer fans, young and old.
Best of all, the content is written in a light and clever approach – there’s no sense of heavy-handedness thaf often accompanies kids’ books. Bottom line? A fun and different kind of read. PS- There’s a book signing by the author on July 14th at the Hillsborough Fitness, Racquet and Pool Center, 345 Amwell Road, Hillsborough NJ.