Wasim is trying out his soccer skills for Teamwork 10,000, which might just lead to a trial with the Woodhey Wanderers! But how can he play his best with mean Robert Bailey lurking around every corner at school and at the practice ground too? Chris Ashley brings years of teaching experience to this authentically detailed story, and the book’s message about the perils of bullying and winning at all costs is sure to resonate with young readers.
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Children's Books|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Bernard Ashley is a former head teacher who is now writing full-time. He lives in South London where he was born. Bernard's impressive list of titles reflects 35 years of writing realistic fiction - from picture books right up to teenage novels. Several of Bernard's books have been successfully televised and he has frequently appeared on prize lists - his Little Soldier was short-listed for the Guardian Prize in 2000. In addition to his other activities Bernard Ashley also advises internationally on matters concerned with literacy. He is also a very popular visitor to schools.