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Alan Gibbons - The Lion Roars - 9781781125632 - V9781781125632
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The Lion Roars

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Description for The Lion Roars Paperback. Fact and fiction intertwine in this wonderful celebration of African football, with a strong message of ambition, hard work and determination at its heart. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+ Illustrator(s): Chalik, Chris. Num Pages: 72 pages, Approx. 10 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AJ; 5AR; YFR. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 7. Weight in Grams: 132.
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. ... Read more

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Barrington Stoke Ltd
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About Alan Gibbons
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, ... Read more

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