Ambrose Goes For Gold by Tor Freeman

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Games galore! This time it is Great Insect Games. Ambrose is determined to win a shiny gold medal. He has practiced a lot but will he ever be able to beat the others? The first event is the Long Jump. Ambrose tries but the grasshopper can jump a lot further than anyone else. Ambrose isn't any more successful in the running race or the bug eating race. But, at last, when all hope is fading, Ambrose finds he can be best of all!


Ambrose Goes For Gold by Tor Freeman

Three cheers for Ambrose! It's the day of the Great Insect Games and Ambrose is desperate to win a gold medal - he's been practising very hard! But when the grasshopper jumps further and the pond skater skates faster, it looks as though Ambrose will never win anything... But with a little determination and the help of his friends, Ambrose soon discovers that everyone is good at something.

About the Author

Tor Freeman has been illustrating children's books since graduating from Kingston University in 1999. She was born in London but lived for five years in California as a child, and has spent time in her mother's home country of South Africa. AMBROSE GOES FOR GOLD, first published in 2008, was Tor's first book with Macmillan, followed by ONE PIG WENT FOR A DRIVE (978-1-4050-2207-1) and she is currently working on her third. To see more from Tor, visit the fascinating and funny

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32 pages
Interest Age: 3


Tor Freeman
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th June 2012




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