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Books in the series: Girls FC

Girls FC 1: Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras?

Girls FC 1: Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras?

Author: Helena Pielichaty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

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 2: Can Ponies Take Penalties?

Girls FC 2: Can Ponies Take Penalties?

Author: Helena Pielichaty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Join the Girls FC as they show the world what it really means to play like a girl ! Hey! Petra Ward here. I can't wait to play in my first football tournament, but it clashes with my sister's show-jumping event... And in our family, ponies ALWAYS come first. It's the Girls FC's first ever tournament and Petra can't wait to play. She's not exactly the best defender, but she loves being part of the team - and to spend time with her best friend Megan, the team captain. Then her mum delivers the bad news: the match falls on the same weekend as her older sister Charlotte's riding event. As usual, Charlotte (and the ponies) are her mum's number one priority... This is the second book in Helena Pielichaty's fun, topical early-reader series; 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 on Girls FC 1

Girls FC 11: Do Shinpads Come in Pink?

Girls FC 11: Do Shinpads Come in Pink?

Author: Helena Pielichaty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2011

Twelve books. Twelve friends. One amazing game. In book 11, Amy's story, there is excitement as the girls plan an end of season party. Amy is delighted - finally something she is good at! She may not be a natural footballer but she was born to organize parties.

Girls FC 9: We're the Dream Team, Right?

Girls FC 9: We're the Dream Team, Right?

Author: Helena Pielichaty, Sonia Leong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2011

Girls FC: the best team for football and friendship. Being the daughter of someone famous isn't easy, and as the kid of an ex-Premiership footballer, Gemma Hurst has had more than her fair share of the media spotlight. She worries constantly about inevitable fuss if he is recognized and so she tries to keep his identity a secret: she won't let him come to any of her football matches and he has never met her team-mates. But when Gemma's best friend Eve urgently needs a lift home after training one day, she is forced to overcome her fears and tell Eve the truth. Gemma can trust Eve of all people - can't she?

Girls FC 5: Who Ate All the Pies?

Girls FC 5: Who Ate All the Pies?

Author: Helena Pielichaty, Sonia Leong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2009

Girls FC: the best team for football and friendship. eBook available. It's almost the end of the first season and Holly Woolcock's team are holding a special presentation evening to celebrate. Who will win the prizes, especially the coveted Player's Player of the Season Award? Holly knows one thing - it won't be her. Nobody's going to choose the chubby girl, are they? But Holly doesn't care what people think and she'll eat what she wants. She's happy with how she looks ... isn't she?

Girls FC 4: Is An Own Goal Bad?

Girls FC 4: Is An Own Goal Bad?

Author: Helena Pielichaty, Sonia Leong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2009

Girls FC: the best team for football and friendship. eBook available. Twins Daisy and Dylan love playing football, but try as they might, they are always late for matches. Living in a converted windmill with a scatty mum, a disorganized dad, ballet-mad twin brothers and countless pets doesn't help. Unfortunately the twins' laid-back attitude annoys some of their team-mates. Luckily their Scottish granny is on hand with some tactics of her own to get the twins to arrive on time!

Girls FC 3: Are All Brothers Foul?

Girls FC 3: Are All Brothers Foul?

Author: Helena Pielichaty, Sonia Leong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2009

Girls FC: the best team for football and friendship The under eleven girls' league is well underway and Lucy Skidmore is her team's best defender. Bright, sporty and happy-go-lucky, her parents' divorce doesn't seem to have affected her at all. The same is not true of her older brother, Harry. He is so badly behaved! Lucy overcompensates by trying to please both parents all the time. But with a dad living miles away, a mum stressed out and a sulky brother to contend with, Lucy is feeling the pressure.

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