A brand new red Early Reader about football and friendship from CARNEGIE MEDAL shortlisted author Phil Earle, illustrated by Jamie Littler.
Phil Earle (Author) Phil Earle was born in the great city of Hull in 1974, and spent the next eighteen years playing a lot of sport, messing around in plays and trying to sing in bands. He has had jobs as a care worker in a residential kids' home and a bookseller, and now works as sales and marketing director for David Fickling books. In 2016, Phil was appointed as Reading charity BookTrust's new writer-in-residence. He lives on a hill in Yorkshire with his wife and three children and his favourite place to write is on the bus. Visit Phil's website, www.philearle.com, or follow him on twitter @philearle.Jamie Littler (Illustrator) Jamie Littler graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2008. He has won a High Commendation Award at the Macmillan Children's Book Awards and is the creator of 'Cogg and Sprokit', which is serialised in the PHOENIX. He has worked on high-profile projects including The Famous Five. Follow him on Twitter @jamieillustrate or visit his website at http://jamielittler.co.uk/
Neatly constructed and perfectly pitched for new readers, this is
just right for encouraging young football fans to pick up a story *
The Best New Children's Books 2015 *
[A] thought-provoking story with some scary moments and many amusing ones. Large print and lots of pictures make this a perfect step from picture books to novels * Primary Times *
A brilliant book and we all loved it -- Craig and Amy Douglas, aged 6 and 4 * What's Good to Do *