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Girls FC 1: Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras?

Written by Helena Pielichaty

Part of the Girls FC Series

Girls FC 1: Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras? Synopsis

Join the Girls FC as they show the world what it really means to play like a girl ! My name is Megan Fawcett and this is the story of how I set up the best football team in the world. Get ready for kick-off! 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 seems to do the trick. Then Megan has her big brainwave: she could start her own team. An all-girls team! Now she just needs a pitch, a coach - oh, and ten other players... This is the first in a series of fun, topical early readers; join the Girls FC as they take the world by storm! 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. - Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson

Girls FC 1: Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras? Press Reviews

A hugely engaging, easy to read story. * BookTrust * An entertaining series focusing on a team of independent girls who are willing to do anything to follow their passion. Each book focuses on a different member of the team spanning family, divorce, school and dyslexia. Full of inclusive messages and diverse characters it will score highly with a wide range of boys and girls who enjoy the beautiful game. * South Wales Evening Post *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406383324
Publication date: 3rd May 2018
Author: Helena Pielichaty
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Helena Pielichaty

Helena Pielichaty (pronounced Pierre-li-hatty) is the bestselling author of numerous children's books, including the highly successful Simone's Letters, which was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Her series, The After School Club, has eight titles and the bind-up, Clubbing Together, sold more than 25,000 copies in its first six months. A local girls' under elevens team helps with the inspiration and tactical know-how for Girls FC, but Helena has been an avid fan of women's football for many years. Football clearly runs in the family as her aunt was in a women's team in the 1950s and her daughter has been playing ...

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