Flint by Neil Arksey
  

Flint

Written by Neil Arksey
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Flint by Neil Arksey

Imagine being a talented footballer - yet never being allowed to play? No football - ever. That's the law as laid down by Flint's bad-tempered, bullying father: a man with a dodgy back and an even dodgier means of earning a living - as a petty thief. But nothing can keep Flint from playing football for long. And when he is offered a place in a local team, suddenly Dad no longer seems to mind! Flint's over the moon - until he realizes what Dad's real motives are...A tough, hard-hitting and action-packed football tale. From the author of Brooksie .

Reviews

'The various themes are dealt with sympathetically, and this book can be recommended.'

'Appeals to boys who are mad about football but not about reading.'

About the Author

NEIL ARKSEY is a writer, a professional actor and a swimming coach for youngsters. A TV scriptwriter whose work has included scriptwriting for CROSSROADS, he is the author of a number of successful children's titles, including FLINT, SUDDEN DEATH and BROOKSIE for the Transworld list and PLAYING THE EDGE and MACB (Puffin) and is beginning to develop a strong reputation for his original, gritty, contemporary footballing tales. He has been described, by Nicky Campbell on Radio 5 as 'Nick Hornby for kids'.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Neil Arksey
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Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

3rd June 2013

ISBN

9780552566650


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