Own Goal Band 08/Purple by Catherine MacPhail

Own Goal Band 08/Purple

Written by Catherine MacPhail
Illustrated by Mike Phillips
Part of the Collins Big Cat Series


Own Goal Band 08/Purple by Catherine MacPhail

It's Jack's first day at Glendale School. He's a star goalie, so why isn't he happy when he's asked to join the team? * Themes of family and friendship are explored in this exciting tale of school football. * Text type - A story with a familiar setting. * The storyboard on pp 22-23 offers children the opportunity to recap and retell the story in their own words.

About the Author

Catherine MacPhail

Catherine MacPhail is a highly-acclaimed writer of gritty, urban stories which tackle contemporary issues. Many of her books are based on real-life experiences. She has written a number of titles for Barrington Stoke, including Under the Skin and Hide and Seek. Her bestselling book Another Me (Bloomsbury) has been adapted into a film starring Jonathon Rhys Meyers. She has three children and lives in Greenock.

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24 pages


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Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

16th January 2015



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