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Football Stories for kids

  • Make Your Own Football Stadium

    Clare Beaton

    Product Code: ATCHT
    Paperback 4 years +
    Build your very own table-top model by folding out the back cover of these delightful activity books. Then colour in and cut out the figures to complete the scene. There are also facts and stories, extra creative craft projects and a simple glossary. Exceptionally easy-to-make, these books provide hours of creative fun and are extremely popular.
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  • Frankie's Magic Football: Frankie vs the Cowboy's Crew

    Frank Lampard

    Product Code: AHYIG
    Paperback 5 years +
    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! When they're transported back into the Wild West, Frankie's team will have to go head-to-head with some crabby cowboys. Will they be able to win the penalty shoot out at high noon?
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  • Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: ADUWN
    Paperback 3 years +
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

    Horrid Henry is determined to win the class football match and defeat Moody Margaret, by whatever means necessary... Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend is a hilarious book to get reluctant readers reading from Francesca Simon and Tony Ross!
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  • The Football Ghosts

    Garry Parsons

    Product Code: ASOME
    Paperback 5 years +
    A spooky, funny football story by Malachy Doyle and Garry Parsons, perfect for children learning to read. Seamus loves two things - United and ghosts! So when he hears that the spooky old castle on the hill has ghosts playing football in it, he's up there in a flash! Well, as quickly as he can go with his scaredy-ba Granda in tow. Once they get into the castle, Seamus discovers that there are two teams kicking a ball around there - the 1948 United and Rovers cup final teams, doomed to play on until they hear the final whistle. And guess what Seamus has in his pocket? But first, there's the chance to beat the Rovers, with Seamus the star striker in place! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.
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  • Jon's Football Team - Read it Yourself with Ladybird

    Product Code: AOHVN
    Paperback 5 years +
    Jon and his friends are big fans of famous footballer Ben Wills. Can they learn to play like him and win? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All titles feature essential key words. Title-specific words are repeated to practise throughout. It is designed to be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. All titles include comprehension questions or puzzles, guidance notes and book band information for schools. This Level 1 title is suitable for very early readers who are ready to take their first steps in reading. A small number of frequently repeated words, simple facts, clearly labelled images and captions fully engage the reader. It includes contents, index and a picture glossary.
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  • Spooky Soccer

    Garry Parsons

    Product Code: ASOLO
    Paperback 5 years +
    A fun and quirky story against anything but your average team, perfect for children learning to read. When Seamus and his scaredy-ba Granda go for a night-time walk, they don't expect to find a group of ghosts in an old barn. Greg the Ghoul, Phantom Pete and friends are too scared to go up into heaven, in case they are sent back down to hell, so they are just waiting around in the barn, getting bored. Seamus has an idea to relieve their boredom - they should form a football team and play other ghosts! The ghosts are nervous, but Seamus and his Granda help them get fit and improve their game. Soon they are champion players, powering their way through teams on earth, heaven and even hell! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.
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  • The Animals' Football Final

    Clare De Marco

    Product Code: ASHMK
    Paperback 5 years +
    Jungle United face Amazon FC in the football final. But where are Jungle United? Their bus is stuck! Can the fans take the team's place against their fiercest opponents? The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.
  • The Fantasy Football Wall

    Ann Bryant

    Product Code: APVRC
    Paperback 5 years +
    Harry really wants to win his team's football match, and earn the respect of his teammate Brad. However, things do not go to plan. Then, one day, Harry discovers the wall at the end of the playground and its strange magical powers. Soon every wish Harry makes comes true! Race Further with Reading is the perfect tool to build reading confidence with illustrated stories in manageable bite-size chapters, following on a level from the Race Ahead with Reading series with stories of 2,000 words.

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