Glory Gardens 1 - Glory in the Cup by Bob Cattell


Glory Gardens 1 - Glory in the Cup by Bob Cattell

Hooker, Azzie, Erica and the rest all play cricket in their spare time, but they've never taken it very seriously until now. Kiddo, one of their school teachers, suggests they form an official team and play proper matches - and Glory Gardens C.C. is formed. Hooker, as captain, soon finds out that cricket teams weren't built in a day: some players squabble, some can't catch, and some have tantrums and go home at half-time! So will Glory Gardens go all out for victory ...or will they be out for a duck?

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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 January 1998



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