Olympic Flame Chase by Frank Lampard
  

Olympic Flame Chase

Written by Frank Lampard
Illustrated by
Part of the Frankie's Magic Football Series

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Olympic Flame Chase by Frank Lampard

A fantastic series for 5+ readers combining magic and football, by superstar footballer Frank Lampard. Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. Frankie and his friends are at their school sports day when the magic football sends them back through time, to the original Olympic Games in ancient Greece! The team join in, but the mischievous god Hermes is causing chaos...and when they accidentally bring Hermes back with them, their own sports day might be ruined too. How will Frankie stop Hermes before the Games are ruined for ever? Features inside printing with a message from Frank Lampard, and collector cards to cut out and keep.

About the Author

Frank Lampard is a footballer, father and author of the 'Frankie's Magic Football' series! To date, Frank remains Chelsea Football Club's all-time leading goal scorer, where he was awarded three times Chelsea Player of the Year. In 2014 Frank was the vice captain on the England football squad at the World Cup in Brazil, and then went on to play for Manchester City in 2014 in the UK before signing with New York City FC to play as part of the Major League Soccer side, starting July 2015. Frank was awarded an OBE in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to football. Frank enjoys reading with his two daughters, and when they requested stories about football Frank decided to create his own characters and adventures to entertain them. These tales provided the inspiration for 'Frankie's Magic Football'. Frank is passionate about promoting child literacy and is an ambassador of the National Literacy Trust; he hopes to inspire both young girls and boys to read with the 'Frankie's Magic Football' series. The idea for 'Frankie's Magic Football' came from reading bedtime stories to my daughters. Adventure stories are their favourite and I wanted to combine my love for football with something that I could read to them, and that they would love too. 'Frankie's Magic Football' reminds me of the stories that I used to like to read. Frankie's friends also remind me of the mates that I used to kick a football about with when I was young, as well as some of the players I've met during my career. - FRANK LAMPARD

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
152 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Frank Lampard
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Publisher

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th July 2016

ISBN

9781510201101


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