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  • Published: 29 June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141324685
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

Football Academy

Captain Fantastic Book 6




The second in a fast-paced new football series for readers 7-9 by Tom Palmer, author of Football Detective: Foul Play.

Yunis can't believe that he's United leading scorer. It should be the happiest time of his life, but his father wants him to give up football and work hard at school. Can Yunis convince his dad that he can do both, or will he have to hang up his boots forever?

Stay on the ball this season with all the action from Football Academy.

  • Published: 29 June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141324685
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

About the author

Tom Palmer

As well as being a huge football fan, Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years.

He also teaches annually for the Arvon Foundation, and has travelled around the world to train librarians and teachers in techniques to encourage boys to read. Foul Play is Tom's first book for Puffin, the first in the Football Detective series.

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