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Go Chiefs Go!:  The Championship Season of the Kansas City Chiefs 18.95

By Chris Meggs
 Illustrated by Rob Peters

It had been 50 years since Chiefs fans had a chance to celebrate a Super Bowl victory. But through the legendary play of Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes and the grit and determination of his teammates, that moment finally arrived! Fans along with the players had an unwaivering belief that at times seemed to will the team to victory.

But it wasn't an easy road. There were times when it appeared the season might not turn out the way the Chiefs Kingdom had hoped. But the Chiefs battled to overcome setbacks to triumph in the playoffs over teams that had beaten them. Even in the Super Bowl when it seemed like the game was slipping away the Chiefs dug down deep and found a way to not only comeback but to take control in a way that let everyone know victory was never in doubt.

"Go Chiefs Go!" allows fans to relive those incredible victories and more as they follow their team on the road to glory and secure their legacy among the great Chiefs teams of the past and shine as the best team in professional football!

“Go Chiefs Go!” is an official publication of the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs!

The book is geared to young readers. The goal is to help them celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl season of 2019 not only now, but through the years. The book will give them something tangible- a touchstone- to the Chiefs great season that they can return to over the years. It will help them relive the thrilling moments that were historic in their young lives and for their team. The book will also ignite dreams and passion, not only for Chiefs football, but for the potential of greatness in readers' lives. Young fans can use the Chiefs incredible season as inspiration to launch their own big dreams and learn from the success and adversity of the Chiefs 2019 season as they work to make their own dreams come true.




Go Chiefs Go!
The Championship Season of the Kansas City Chiefs
By Chris Meggs

Illustrated by Rob Peters

18.95
AUTHOR INFORMATION:

About the Author: Chris Meggs has been a lifelong member of the Chiefs Kingdom. As a young boy he celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl appearances and victory over the Minnesota Vikings. He was also among the legions of fans who wondered year after year if his team would ever get that chance again. Now he is celebrating with pride, along with every Chiefs fan, since that the team capped off its first championship season in 50 years!

Chris has won Emmys as a news producer and also worked as an award-winning reporter and anchor, even filling in to do sports and weather when needed. He realized a childhood dream when he landed a job as a news producer at KMBC and worked alongside Chiefs Super Bowl IV MVP Len Dawson for several years.

Chris is also the author of ‘Twas the Night Before Tipoff—University of Kansas The book gives fans a look at what happens inside of the famed Allen Fieldhouse the night before big games. It introduces young fans to the beloved players, teams and moments that every Jayhawk fan cherishes. Chris lives with his wife Julie in Gardner, Kansas.

About the Illustrator: Rob Peters has illustrated over 30 children’s books. Other books illustrated by Rob include Go Cars Go! written by Mandi Dow and ‘Twas the Night Before TipOff—The University of Kansas Jayhawks written by Chris Meggs. He lives with his family in Topeka, Kansas.

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8.5 x 11
40
English
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Football
May 2020
ISBN 978-1-7344637-8-1

18.95
*Cover subject to change

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