Cup Final Kid by Martin Waddell
  

Cup Final Kid

Written by Martin Waddell
Illustrated by Jeff Cummins

Synopsis

Cup Final Kid by Martin Waddell

This is a sparkling soccer story about an eight-year-old superstar by one of the greatest children's authors.Herbie Bazooka may be small, fat and wear crummy old glasses, but he plays football like they do in Brazil. So when the Hottenham Totspurs' star striker is injured just before the FA Cup Final, who better to take his place than Herbie? Take your seats, please, for some amazing football action!

Reviews

Football enthusiasts from 7-11 will enjoy this easy-to-read story. The School Librarian

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Martin Waddell
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

7th April 2008

ISBN

9781406306194


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