An Interview With Mitch Johnson

The World Cup is in full swing and children are coming in  buzzing about football every day, so I thought it was the ideal time to remind them about Kick by Mitch Johnson. Showing the darker side of money made off the back of the beautiful game, this gripping story is endorsed by Amnesty International … Continue reading An Interview With Mitch Johnson

Kick by Mitch Johnson

Cover illustration by Oriol Vidal Budi has a dream. He’s going to be just like his hero, Kieran Wakefield, and play for Real Madrid. Until then, he’ll keep stitching the boots in the factory that pays his meagre wages. While playing football with his mates after work, one miss-kick of the ball shatters not only … Continue reading Kick by Mitch Johnson

Me and Mister P by Maria Farrer, illustrated by Daniel Rieley

Arthur has had enough. His life is a never ending cycle of Liam this, Liam that, Liam blah blah blah, while Arthur just gets told off. He picks up his lucky crystal and his survival tin and leaves home. Forever. Or, he would have done if Mister P hadn't been stood on his doorstep with … Continue reading Me and Mister P by Maria Farrer, illustrated by Daniel Rieley

The Fox and The Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

The foxes love football, and foxes in every part of the country support The Foxes; Leicester City Football Club. Win or lose, they love them, and all the food scraps left behind by the human fans. When returning home from another defeat, across a car park that is being excavated, Dad and son fox hear … Continue reading The Fox and The Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

The Mighty Dynamo by Kieran Crowley

The Mighty Dynamo follows Noah's quest to become a professional footballer by playing in the Schools' World Cup. When his headteacher bans him from the school team, for something he didn't do, he just has to find another way to get there. With help from his best friend, Stevie -the analytical genius, and his big … Continue reading The Mighty Dynamo by Kieran Crowley