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Real Cricket
Real Cricket

Real Cricket

Collins Big Cat Progress

JUVENILE FICTION

80 Pages, 7.5 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $8.99 (US $8.99)

Publication Date: May 2013

ISBN 9780007498383

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (May 2013)
Collins Educational

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Overview

As he spends his days playing makeshift cricket, Adnan dreams of playing the game professionally for a team. When one of Adnan's games ends with a damaged car, he fears his chances of practising will be over - his future all depends on what the owner of the car says to his parents … This lovely story was written by Tom Palmer.• Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading.• Text type: A story with a familiar setting• Curriculum links: Citizenship; P.E.

Author Biography

Tom Palmer is the author of more than twenty children's books about football, rugby, spies and detectives.He has written three series for Puffin Books: Football Academy (7+), Foul Play (9+) and The Squad (9+).He is also proud to be published by Barrington Stoke with Scrum! (7+), Ghost Stadium (9+) and Secret FC (7+).Tom also has three picture books with Big Cat: Penalty, Real Cricket and First Game.Tom visits over 200 schools every year to run his Football Reading Game, which ties in with his long-term work in reader development. He works regularly for the National Literacy Trust, British Council and the Reading Agency.Website: www.tompalmer.co.ukTwitter: @tompalmerauthor

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