Girls FC 7: So What if I hog the ball ? by Helena Pielichaty
  

Girls FC 7: So What if I hog the ball ?

Written by Helena Pielichaty

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Girls FC is a series that has filled a gap brilliantly for the ever increasing numbers of football mad girls aged 7-11. Narrated by 10 year old midfielder Jenny-Jane Bayliss the book is packed full of football and friendship. The Parrs Under 11s kick off their second season but Jenny-Jane isn’t happy, she’s fed up of everyone getting at her, especially her horrible family. All she wants to do is play football – why can’t they just leave her alone?

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Girls FC 7: So What if I hog the ball ? by Helena Pielichaty

Girls FC: the best team for football and friendship. Nothing seems to be going right for ten-year-old Jenny-Jane Bayliss. First, a fire at her team's clubhouse stops her from celebrating her birthday, then the coach starts getting on at her for hogging the ball too much - and then, worst of all, her horrible brother Billly-Ray orders her to start stealing again. This time from her team-mates. Jenny-Jane doesn't know what to do. If she doesn't do it, he'll make her life unbearable, but she can't steal from her friends - can she? Women's football is the fastest growing sport in the world. In the UK one million girls play and more than 9,000 girls' teams are registered with the FA.

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Helena Pielichaty has a light touch and an effortless way of telling a story. - Anne Cassidy

This book makes football a fun activity that isn't just for boys and I hope reading the series will encourage more girls to get involved in sport from an early age. - Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson

About the Author

Helena Pielichaty
Helena Pielichaty (Pierre-li-hatty) lives in Nottinghamshire with her husband Peter and two children, Hanya and Joe. Her first book, Vicious Circle, was published in 1998 and was selected as one of the Book Trust's Top 100 books of that year.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages
Interest Age: 9+

Author

Helena Pielichaty
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Author's Website

www.helena-pielichaty.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd May 2010

ISBN

9781406317398

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