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  • Published: 15 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9781783446582
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Wonder Goal!


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Kate Greenaway winner Michael Foreman tackles the world's favourite sport in this picture book for football fans of all ages!

Like many children all over the world, a small boy dreams of winning the World Cup! But in the meantime, scoring the perfect, time-stopping goal would be just fine. And once you've done that, who knows what the future might hold?

‘A perfectly paced story about passion, dedication and what they might bring, accompanied by Foreman’s tender drawings… You might say he has the hand of God… Vital reading for aspiring Harry Kanes everywhere.’ THE TIMES (Book of the Week)

'Michael Foreman deserves all the applause he gets.’ INDEPENDENT

  • Pub date: 15 May 2018
  • ISBN: 9781783446582
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.

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Praise for Wonder Goal!

“A perfectly paced story about passion, dedication and what they might bring, accompanied by Foreman’s tender drawings… You might say he has the hand of God… Vital reading for aspiring Harry Kanes everywhere”

Alex O'Connell, The Times, Children's Book of the Week

“Watercolours are splendid... evocatively captured.”

The School Librarian

“Watercolours are splendid... evocatively captured.”

The School Librarian


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