When Saturday Comes

Paperback

A young boy’s relationship with his struggling dad is strained when he is forced to choose between playing football and quality time in this sensitively told story from award-winning writer Tony Bradman.

Daniel had a hard time when his parents split up and his dad started working abroad. He had to move and start at a new school, but things changed for the better when he started playing football for the Haybrook Rockets. This season the team are in with a chance of winning the Championship, but just as things are looking up for Daniel his dad comes back and the only time he can meet up is a Saturday morning – when Daniel plays football. He doesn’t want to let his dad or his team down, so what is Daniel going to do?

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-324-1

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

09-05-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Author

Tony Bradman, Illustrated by Tania Rex

Tony Bradman is a hugely prolific author with a particular passion for bringing history to life for young people. His middle grade novels Viking Boy and Anglo- Saxon Boy are particularly popular with schools, and his Barrington Stoke novella Bruno and Frida won in the 7-10 category of the Young Quills Awards 2023.

Product Description

A young boy’s relationship with his struggling dad is strained when he is forced to choose between playing football and quality time in this sensitively told story from award-winning writer Tony Bradman.

Daniel had a hard time when his parents split up and his dad started working abroad. He had to move and start at a new school, but things changed for the better when he started playing football for the Haybrook Rockets. This season the team are in with a chance of winning the Championship, but just as things are looking up for Daniel his dad comes back and the only time he can meet up is a Saturday morning – when Daniel plays football. He doesn’t want to let his dad or his team down, so what is Daniel going to do?

ISBN

978-1-80090-324-1

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

09-05-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Product Description

A young boy’s relationship with his struggling dad is strained when he is forced to choose between playing football and quality time in this sensitively told story from award-winning writer Tony Bradman.

Daniel had a hard time when his parents split up and his dad started working abroad. He had to move and start at a new school, but things changed for the better when he started playing football for the Haybrook Rockets. This season the team are in with a chance of winning the Championship, but just as things are looking up for Daniel his dad comes back and the only time he can meet up is a Saturday morning – when Daniel plays football. He doesn’t want to let his dad or his team down, so what is Daniel going to do?

Author

Tony Bradman, Illustrated by Tania Rex

Tony Bradman is a hugely prolific author with a particular passion for bringing history to life for young people. His middle grade novels Viking Boy and Anglo- Saxon Boy are particularly popular with schools, and his Barrington Stoke novella Bruno and Frida won in the 7-10 category of the Young Quills Awards 2023.