Let's Read! Football Fever by Alan Durant
  

Let's Read! Football Fever

Written by Alan Durant
Illustrated by
Part of the Let's Read Series

Synopsis

Let's Read! Football Fever by Alan Durant

The complete story and original illustrations of FOOTBALL FEVER by Alan Durant and Kate Leake have been specially re-designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. William eats, talks and dreams football, and he's driving his sister crazy! When William's dad takes him to a football club for the first time, who knows if William will score? And who'll be next to catch the football bug?

About the Author

Alan Durant

Alan Durant is the author of books for a wide age-range, from picture books such as Burger Boy to top-end teenage thrillers. He also writes prize-winning poetry.

He was born in Surrey, went to Trinity School in Croydon and then to Keble College, Oxford to read English. Having worked as a copywriter at Walker Books, he is now a full-time author. He’s married, with three children and lives just outside London. He does a lot of school visits throughout the UK and abroad and also runs writing workshops.

In 2007 he won the Portsmouth Children's Picture Book Award for Burger Boy and the Stockport Children's Book Award for Football Fever. He has won the Kingston Borough/Waterstone's Poetry Prize on two occasions. In 2008 he won The Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books for Billy Monster's Daymare which also won the 2009 Portsmouth Children's Book Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6 to 9 years

Author

Alan Durant
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Author's Website

www.alandurant.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st August 2013

ISBN

9781447235347


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