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Books for Boys: From Burglar to Football Star: Book 13

Ian Whybrow, Mark Beech

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Books For Boys, For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 5 years, Fiction, Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Sporting stories (Children's / Teenage)

These books offer the first steps on the path to reading confidence: with blatant boy appeal, but enough drama, excitement and humour to entice ALL readers.

Jimmy knows he's on the wrong path, getting into the wrong crowd, but stealing is thrilling and it makes him feel smart.

So when he gets on the wrong side of the law, he's lucky to have a big sister to rescue him and put him on the straight and narrow.

Except Chrissie's a football nut, and she's going to get Jimmy fit and into the game. Whether he likes it or not!

Ian Whybrow's BOOKS FOR BOYS are funny, pacy reads from one of the UK's best-loved authors - collect them all!

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Praise for Books for Boys: From Burglar to Football Star: Book 13

  • These funny, inventive, high quality stories touch on subjects dear to boys' hearts....Wonderful stuff, with plenty to please both sexes. - TES Primary

  • Full of adventure and humour, these are not just for boys, but for all young readers who love aliens, heroes, football and go-karting - The London Parents Guide

  • Wacky and inventive, this is a real boys' page turner - Belfast Telegraph

  • High action, high adventure and brilliant humour! - East Anglian Daily Times

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Ian Whybrow

Ian Whybrow has lived in Kent, various places in London and as far afield as Hong Kong and New York. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone.

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