Coach - Sport - Soccer - Football
Tennis - Golf - Handball - Track
Marcus Atkinson is a soccer star (not!). But his dad is convinced that Marcus has magic in his feet.
Marcus is a Maths whiz who is not good at sport. His dad is a self-help author who thinks Marcus can achieve anything he sets his mind to...with hilarious results. In illustrated diary format, Marcus's gentle, satiric humour and comic drawings will have readers laughing out loud while learning a surprising amount about soccer.
'Shamini scores a goal with every page!' Timothy Richards, aged 9
About The Author
Shamini Flint lives in Singapore with her husband and two children. She began her career in law in Malaysia and also worked at an international law firm in Singapore. She travelled extensively around Asia for her work, before resigning to be a stay-at-home mum, writer, part-time lecturer and environmental activist, all in an effort to make up for her 'evil' past as a corporate lawyer! Shamini has written many books for children but is best known for her Inspector Singh Investigates series of crime fiction for adults.
Developed by New Zealand reading specialist and author, Pam Holden, this exciting reading program offers an extensive range of illustrated fiction and photographic non-fiction titles at graded levels. Red Rocket Readers offer a carefully controlled sequence of challenges throughout the levels to ensure students progress with confidence and enthusiasm.
From receiving a yellow card at age eight to scoring an own goal to snubbing an internationally renowned goalkeeper, this collection of short stories, poems and pictures will have you laughing until the final whistle. He is also the author of THE GIFT OF STOPPAGE TIME & THE WORLD NEEDS MORE BELLY RUBS.