Soccer Squad Stars! by Bali Rai
  

Soccer Squad Stars!

Written by Bali Rai
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Part of the Soccer Squad Series

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Synopsis

Soccer Squad Stars! by Bali Rai

Dal, Chris, Abs and Jason have made the squad for the local youth club under-11s football team. And after their first match (not as successful as they'd have liked), they are determined to prove that they've got what it takes to be winners. Jason, Dal, Abs and Chris are about to be famous! A TV documentary is being made about their team and everyone wants the chance to shine in front of the cameras. But what is more important - looking like a star, or playing well as part of the team? When Abs takes his posing a bit too far, is he getting too big for his boots?

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Rai is as familiar with junior soccer as he is with speech patterns of the age group, so his dialogue always rings true and will have younger readers hooked on his stories ... His soccer stories are certain to score highly with the pre-teen age group Leicester Mercury Football is the driving force, of course, but there's also plenty about friendship, about having what it takes and being part of a team. Pacy, bright and breezy -- Phil Hewitt Bognor Regis Observer

About the Author

Bali Rai

Bali Rai is a well-established, award winning and hugely popular voice within the young adult fiction market. His particular successful title Rani and Sukh became a set-text for GCSE English. His novel Killing Honour won the North East Teen Book Award, and was described as 'utterly compelling' by The Bookseller. He lives in Leicester with his family. Read more about the author here.

Bali is Booktrust's online writer in residence. Click here to read his blog.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Bali Rai
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Author's Website

www.balirai.co.uk/

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st January 2009

ISBN

9781862306578


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