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The Lion Roars (RA8 IA8-12)

The Lion Roars (RA8 IA8-12)

Author: Alan Gibbons
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Description
Jimi dreams of playing in the all-white kit of the Lions of Senegal but he can't see how his dream will ever come true. Even though he is the best footballer in the region, the bigger boys never let him play with them. But can he change their minds? With huge support from his family, Jimi finds that there is nothing that he can't achieve!Interwoven with lots of facts about the history of African football and African-born footballing superstars such as Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto, Patrick Viera and Yaya Toure, this book is ideal to engage reluctant reading football fans. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
Author description
Alan Gibbons has written over 60 books and won many prestigious awards such as the Blue Peter Award for 'The Book I Couldn't Put Down', the Angus Book Award and the Stockport Book Award. He has also been shortlisted twice for the Carnegie Medal and his books have been published into dozens of languages. As well as being a writer, Alan is a high profile library campaigner.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781781125632
  • : Barrington Stoke Ltd
  • : Barrington Stoke Ltd
  • : June 2016
  • : 198mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 72
  • : Chris Chalik
  • : Alan Gibbons
  • : Approx. 10 black and white illustrations
  • : 823.92
  • : Paperback