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  • Published: 23 October 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141324715
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

Football Academy

Captain Fantastic Book 6




The fifth book in the fast-paced Football Academy series.
James has been a junior player at United for a long time. Everyone expects him to follow in his dad's footsteps and play for England one day. But James isn't so sure. He has something he wants to do even more than football. Something that means he would have to give up football. The problem is he doesn't want to disappoint his dad. At a tournament in London, where he is pitched against Arsenal and Chelsea players, James finally makes his mind up.
%%%The fifth book in the fast-paced Football Academy series.

James has been a junior player at United for a long time. Everyone expects him to follow in his dad's footsteps and play for England one day. But James isn't so sure. He has something he wants to do even more than football. Something that means he would have to give up football. The problem is he doesn't want to disappoint his dad. At a tournament in London, where he is pitched against Arsenal and Chelsea players, James finally makes his mind up.

  • Published: 23 October 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141324715
  • 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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