Good Sports! Bag of Sports Stories by Tony Bradman


Good Sports! Bag of Sports Stories by Tony Bradman

On your marks...get set...and GO for hours of action-packed reading! It includes a goalkeeping feud in a vital relegation game; a rounders match between the Kneecappers and the Sharks; a terrifying jump off a skateboard ramp; and much much more. Ten top-notch tales about lots of different sports - and all from a team of top children's authors including Robert Leeson, Michelle Magorian, Jan Mark, Anthony Masters and Jean Ure.

About the Author

Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman was born in 1954 (not during the Jurassic era, as his children have been known to claim). He went to school in London, and then Cambridge University. After university he worked in the music press, then became Deputy Editor of Parents magazine, and began reviewing children’s books. He had his first book for children published in 1985 and became a full-time author in 1987.

Tony loves films and popular culture. He lives in Beckenham, Kent with his wife Sally and their three children Emma, Helen and Thomas and Rufus the cat.


If you were a Viking warrior, what would your name be? And what about your battle cry?

Which of the places in the book would you most like to visit: Russia, Norway or Constantinople? Why?

If you were a Viking warrior, and could have any person from history/film/books in your gang – who would you choose? And Why? What would the gang be called?

I’d pick all the great Viking warriors – Harald Hardnut, Erik Bloodaxe, the Godwin brothers Tostig and Harold, maybe Thor the Norse God, Beowulf, Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Boromir and Faramir from Lord of the Rings and loads of others. What would we be called? Why The Cool Vikings, of course!

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224 pages
Interest Age: From 9 from 9 to 11 To 11


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Publication date

6th April 2000



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