Football Fiction and Facts - Home Ground

Paperback

A timely and thought-provoking football story packed with facts, from reluctant-reader favourite Alan Gibbons.

Sam's team are edging closer to the bottom of the league this season and team captain Jordan's bad attitude isn't helping anyone. When Sam spots Hasan playing on the refugee team, he can see that Hasan's got talent and invites him along to practice. Hasan and his friend Faisal prove to be exactly what the team need – but Jordan's not going to accept his new teammates so easily. Can Sam get the boys to pull together and win?

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ISBN

978-1-78112-856-5

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-04-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

72 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Alan Gibbons, Illustrated by Chris Chalik, Cover design by Ali Ardington

A former primary school teacher, Alan Gibbons has sold over 1.3 million books and won many prestigious awards including the Blue Peter Award for ‘The Book I Couldn’t Put Down’. Alan is a high-profile library campaigner and education consultant and is a very popular speaker at schools, libraries, colleges and conferences – he visits over 150 schools a year.

Product Description

A timely and thought-provoking football story packed with facts, from reluctant-reader favourite Alan Gibbons.

Sam's team are edging closer to the bottom of the league this season and team captain Jordan's bad attitude isn't helping anyone. When Sam spots Hasan playing on the refugee team, he can see that Hasan's got talent and invites him along to practice. Hasan and his friend Faisal prove to be exactly what the team need – but Jordan's not going to accept his new teammates so easily. Can Sam get the boys to pull together and win?

ISBN

978-1-78112-856-5

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-04-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

72 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

A timely and thought-provoking football story packed with facts, from reluctant-reader favourite Alan Gibbons.

Sam's team are edging closer to the bottom of the league this season and team captain Jordan's bad attitude isn't helping anyone. When Sam spots Hasan playing on the refugee team, he can see that Hasan's got talent and invites him along to practice. Hasan and his friend Faisal prove to be exactly what the team need – but Jordan's not going to accept his new teammates so easily. Can Sam get the boys to pull together and win?

Author

Alan Gibbons, Illustrated by Chris Chalik, Cover design by Ali Ardington

A former primary school teacher, Alan Gibbons has sold over 1.3 million books and won many prestigious awards including the Blue Peter Award for ‘The Book I Couldn’t Put Down’. Alan is a high-profile library campaigner and education consultant and is a very popular speaker at schools, libraries, colleges and conferences – he visits over 150 schools a year.