Keeper's Ball by Rob Childs


Keeper's Ball by Rob Childs

Alex is always being left on the bench - in fact, he's sure he's only in the team at all because his dad helps out at his team's weekend matches. His teammates think he's just a useless jelly belly - but they get a shock when they see Alex has a hidden talent. That belly - and all the rest of him - turns out to be spectacularly good at stopping goals. Jelly Belly has found his place in the team! This is a sparkling football story about a determined underdog.


An excellent story, not just for football fans: a highly recommended read The School Librarian Simply told, this story nevertheless leaves readers, and perhaps their wrong-headed dads, with something to think about TES This uplifting story realistically tackles the subject of bullying with humour Junior

About the Author

Rob Childs

ROB CHILDS is an ex-Leicestershire teacher with many years' experience of coaching and organizing school teams in football, athletics, cricket and cross-country. He is well known for his successful THE BIG MATCH series, the SOCCER MAD, PHANTOM FOOTBALL and COUNTY CUP series in Yearling and for the popular GREAT! And WICKED series for Corgi Pups.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

6th October 2014



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