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Here Come the Girls!
Here Come the Girls!

Here Come the Girls!

By Helena Pielichaty, Series edited by Natalie Packer, Series edited by Alan Gibbons

Read On


400 Pages, 7.5 x 10.4

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $9.99 (US $9.99)

Publication Date: November 2012

ISBN 9780007464913

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Nov 2012)
Collins Educational

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An incredible 29 million women and girls play football across the globe. But it wasn't always this way…Helena Pielichaty, author of the popular Girls FC series, traces the development of women's football from its ban by the FA in 1921 to its current status as the UK's number one team participation sport for women and girls. This lively history introduces the early pioneers of the game, from suffragette Netty Honeyball to the munitions workers whose teams competed during the First World War, alongside contemporary players from around the world.•Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3a to Level 4c in reading.•Support comprehension with contemporary and historical photographs that bring the story of women's football to life.•Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book.

Author Biography

Helena Pielichaty (pronounced Pierre-li-hatty) is a children's writer. She has written around thirty books for both the 8-11 year age range and young adults. Often compared to Jacqueline Wilson, Helena 'tackles real issues that worry real kids with both sympathy and humour and finds the extraordinary in the very ordinary.' (The Guardian) For more about her books and latest news go to her website on and check out her blog page.