Glory Gardens 7 - Down the Wicket by Bob Cattell


Glory Gardens 7 - Down the Wicket by Bob Cattell

When the Glory Gardens team discover that their ground has been sold to build a new hotel they decide to return to their roots and play the season's league games on Glory Gardens recreation ground. But the pitch is far from ideal and several players are hurt batting on such a terrible wicket. With the team losing matches, Hooker losing his form and the injuries mounting Clive, Matthew and Azzie are threatening to leave Glory Gardens to play for another team. Can Jo convince them to stay, and can the new captain, Erica, put together a side capable of beating their old enemy, Wyckham Wanderers, and maintaining their league title?

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About the Author

Bob Cattell grew up in the fens of East Anglia and now lives near Southwold in Suffolk. In between he worked in London in advertising, bookselling, public relations, copywriting and teaching. His first published children's book was Glory in the Cup (in the Glory Gardens cricket series), written while he was running a bookshop on a boat in Greenwich. He likes walking in mountains, theatre, opera and most sports and supports Yorkshire CCC and Aston Villa.

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

3rd May 2001



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