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Illustrated ByMartin Remphry
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Publication date27th August 2012
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The Hat Trick
Written by: Terry Deary
Illustrated by: Martin Remphry
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8+.
Best-known for his Horrible Histories, Terry Deary is just as skilful in telling this dramatic football story. When Jud gets her first proper pair of football boots for Christmas she thinks she will burst with happiness. And that’s before she has even kicked a ball with them. When her father embarrassingly propels her into a match with much older children she finds the boots are something very special indeed. A great story packed with excitement.
Written by one of the most successful and readable writers for children, Terry Deary has once again delivered an excellent short read – just 64 pages – for children aged 8-12 but whose reading age is a little less. This fun football story is sure to get even the most reluctant or struggling reader reading.
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SynopsisThe Hat Trick by Terry Deary
A heart-warming football story suitable for boys and girls. When Jud receives an extra special Christmas present from her dad out of his magic hat she couldn't be more thrilled - finally her very own pair of football boots! She can't wait to try them out, can the shoes really be magic like her dad says? Then it's the big match and Jud has to step in as goalie. There's everything to play for and with Jud's team two-nil down, their star player is hurt! Can Jud take his place and save the match?
About The Author
Terry Deary is the author of over 130 books in the UK and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). Terry lives in Durham
Q+A with Terry Deary
Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes
Favourite Monster: The Chimera
Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun
Special Secret Power: Invisibility
Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators
Goodie or baddie: Baddie
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