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By Oldfield, Matt
From the author of Ultimate Football Heroes comes the first book in the new Johnny Ball series, perfect reading for football-mad kidsJohnny Ball LOVES football. He loves reading about it, talking about it, watching it - and he loves playing it too. He's a good player, but not qui...te good enough to make the Tissbury Primary School team for the super-huge Under-11s County Cup. But never mind, because their clueless coach, Mr Mann, has a special role for Johnny: ASSISTANT MANAGER! With only Grandpa George's old scarf, a 'pocket' notebook and his brilliant football brain, can Johnny lead the Tissbury Primary team all the way to County Cup glory?Read more
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By Bell, Madeline; Edited by Ap Gwilym, Angharad; Stockford, Antony
Drew has confirmed what we, the readers already knew, that he's a terrier when it comes to his racing. In this, Book 11, he gets the chance to show his mettle once again, meet some old friends, join the coaching team and get in a pickle or two! On the way he almost gets outed as ...Gaby, goes shopping in Manchester and travels to Italy. Is it possible to keep Gaby and Drew apart? And just what is Dad up to?Our hero ends up in a pickle or two at the Italian training camp, if it's not the hotelier its his team mates. Will his secret get out or will a white lie or two maintain the status quo? More riding, more food, confessions and romance and that's all before they head to Switzerland for the race. A bonus double length concluding chapter takes us to the eve of the 'hostilities' - but you'll have to wait for volume twelve - It's a Swiss to find out what happens next.It was never the intention to rewrite the volume and you'll find the general flow unchanged complete with the original Tabaruka illustrations. However I hope that this Second Edition is a smoother read and that you'll enjoy this re-edited version.I hope you enjoy reading this and look forward to seeing you all in volume 12!Read more
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Illustrated by Aranda, Emily; By Criscione, Jimmy
Little Timmy and his teammates are faced with many challenges that they have to overcome. Through Timmy's exciting journey and participation on a baseball team, he learns many valuable lessons, including teamwork, perseverance, and the importance of chasing your dreams.
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