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Nine-year-old Megan Fawcett loves football and is desperate to be on her school team. She tries everything to get the coach to notice her, even wearing a tiara! But nothing works… Then she has a brainwave – she’ll set up her own team. An all-girls team! Now all she needs is a pitch, a coach … and ten other players. Girls FC is a series that has filled a gap brilliantly for the ever increasing numbers of football mad girls aged 7-11. This is the first in the series.
A message from Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
‘This book makes football a fun activity that isn’t just for boys and I hope reading the series will encourage more girls to get involved in sport from an early age’
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Girls United is the best team for football and friendship. Nine-year-old Megan Fawcett loves football, and is desperate to be on her school team. That means getting her school football coach to notice her. She tries everything, from volleying to dribbling to even wearing a tiara, but without success. Then she has a brainwave - she'll set up her own team. An all-girls team! Now all she needs is a pitch, a coach...and ten other players.
‘Helena Pielichaty has a light touch and an effortless way of telling a story’ - Anne Cassidy
|Publication date:||3rd August 2009|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
Helena Pielichaty (Pierre-li-hatty) lives in Nottinghamshire with her husband Peter and two children, Hanya and Joe. Her first book, Vicious Circle, was published in 1998 and was selected as one of the Book Trust's Top 100 books of that year.More About Helena Pielichaty
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