A Footballer Called Flip by Ian Whybrow

A Footballer Called Flip

Written by Ian Whybrow
Part of the Books for Boys Series

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Football mad kids just starting to read on their own will absolutely love this book. Plenty of excitement, humour and action-packed adventure will appeal to even the most reluctant reader.


A Footballer Called Flip by Ian Whybrow

Jack Lewis is short. So short, in fact, that Mr Bullock, the St Saviours football coach, doesn't want him on the team. But when Mr Willis discovers Jack's 'footballing brain'... and Jack's mum steps in with a few tips... it looks like the School Cup may be just the beginning!


These funny, inventive, high quality stories touch on subjects dear to boys

...Wonderful stuff, with plenty to please both sexes. TES Primary, Dec 00 Full of adventure and humour, these are not just for boys, but for all young readers who love aliens, heroes, football and go-karting. The London Parents Guide, Dec 2000 Wacky and inventive, this is a real boys

About the Author

Ian Whybrow

Ian Whybrow recently gave up his job as a teacher to become a full time writer. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone - young and adult readers as well. He is the author of the Harry series of books and the Books for Boys Series, all published by Hodder.

Ian Whybrow is a hugely popular children's writer with over a hundred books to his name, including the bestselling Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs series. His picture books for Macmillan include The Christmas Bear and the Say Hello series.

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Paperback (b Format)
64 pages
Interest Age: 6-8


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Hodder & Stoughton Childrens Division

Publication date

6th July 2006




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