Strike! by Rob Childs


Strike! by Rob Childs

Jake loves football and fishing (even though he barely ever catches a fish) but his best friend Adam thinks fishing is cruel. Jake also hasn't been doing very well in their team's Sunday matches, but is determined to prove himself, score a hat-trick and win the match ball in the game against their arch rivals. Adam makes the stakes even higher by making a deal with Jake - he'll help Jake to score his three goals but in return Jake will have to give up fishing! Will Jake go for the hat-trick?


This is perfect for football mad children. It is easy to read, funny and ideal for all those children who want to start reading on their own * BBC Parenting * Young readers with an interest in football and/or fishing will enjoy this undemanding and simply illustrated book * Books for Keeps * A lively tale for boys aged five to seven * Cork Evening Echo *

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 to 7 years


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

Publication date

25th February 2016



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