Can We Have Our Ball Back, Please?

Written by Gareth Owen

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A World Cup Selection.

The perfect book for you and your child to appreciate during  injury stoppage moments or half-time breaks.  The highs and the lows of football are brought together in this stunning collection of poetry.  Anyone, young or old, who has the football bug will love this collection. 

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Can We Have Our Ball Back, Please? Synopsis

Gareth Owen's lifelong love of football blazes through this stunning book of beautifully-crafted poems. All the joy, sorrow, and sheer fun of being a player and a fan can be found in this wonderfully funny and heartwarming collection. England gave football to the world, who, now they've got the knack, play it better than we do, and won't let us have it back.

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ISBN: 9780330440486
Publication date: 05/05/2006
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780330440486
Publication date: 5th May 2006
Author: Gareth Owen
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers

About Gareth Owen

At school, Gareth Owen was pretty awful at everything except English and football and has harboured a lifelong dream to play for Everton. He writes poetry, novels and plays, and used to manage an independent record company. He lives in Ludlow.

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