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Football Academy: The Real Thing
Football Academy: The Real Thing

Football Academy: The Real Thing

Football Academy


176 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $10.99 (US $10.99)

Publication Date: July 2009

ISBN 9780141324692

Rights: US

Penguin UK (Jul 2009)

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United's under-12s are in Poland for a tournament. Goal-keeper Tomasz is very excited to be playing in his home country, but team captain Ryan thinks Poland are rubbish—in fact, he thinks everything Polish is rubbish. Ryan's behavior causes trouble both on and off the pitch. Can Ryan and Tomasz tackle their differences—or will Ryan's bullying foul United's chance of success?

Author Biography

Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust, and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years. He is the author of the Football Detective series, also for Puffin Books.