Give Us a Goal!

Give Us a Goal!
£5.99 £4.79
Author:
Illustrated by:
Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781847803412
Buy from an Online Retailer
We do not sell books through our website in the UK.
Please use the links below to buy from online retailers
UK:
            
CA:
      
AU:
   

Description

A family fun-filled holiday,
Seaside football – match of the day,
On the beach – the score nine nine
When the match went into injury time.
We soon forgot our day for sports
When the wasp flew up my brother’s shorts.

Meet sensational scorers, dependable defenders, great goalkeepers and fanatical fans like Great Gran. Find out who always shouts at the ref, what is scary about being in the wall, where the wasp flew and why you shouldn’t put mums in goals. Every aspect of the football season and more are brilliantly brought to life by poet and football fan Paul Cookson.

The author

DAVID PARKINS used to skive off football by drawing posters for the games teachers, which is why he is now an illustrator and not a famous footballer. He has illustrated many children's picture books for British, American and Canadian publishers, including Egypt Diary by Richard Platt for Walker UK and Candlewick US. He lives in Ontario, Canada, with his wife, daughter and two cats.

PAUL COOKSON  has worked with The National Football Museum as their official Poet in Residence since 2004. He has also worked with Liverpool Libraries as Poet For The Everton Collection and his football poems have featured on Match of The Day and various national radio stations.  Paul has over 40 titles to his name and his poems have appeared in over two hundred collections. He spends most of his time visiting schools and festivals, performing his work and leading workshops. He lives in Retford, Nottinghamshire.

Reader reviews

Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781847803412
Size: 5.079 in x 7.795 in / 129 mm x 198 mm
Published:

You might also be interested in

Enter to win a classroom set of DAVID BOWIE by Isabel Sanchez Vegara for your students
Fill in your contact information below to enter to win a set of books for your classroom or library. Winners will be notified the week of August 1, 2019. Open to US and Canadian entrants only. Entry open July 1-31, 2019.
Read More >
Excellent Engineering Teachers’ Guide
Learn to make a bottle submarine, a smartphone boombox, a weather vane and more with this brilliant book of simple home experiments!
Read More >
Food For You Bonus Recipes Giveaway
  Order your copy of Food For You (on sale July 19th) before July 31, 2018, and you’ll receive a set of three extra recipes to go with the book! Entrants will be emailed on August 1.   Buy from an Online Retailer US:           CA:     AU: About the Book This introduction to healthy eating gives ‘tweens’ ...
Read More >
See More Posts