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    • ISBN:9781445126210
    • Publication date:23 Oct 2014
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Driving Force

By Jonny Zucker

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A young footballer gains special power skills and is coached by Liverpool FC and England international, Steven Gerrard. A fantasy football tale from another dimension!

Leo's football skills are...well let's just say he's not his team's star player. But when he visits a football museum everything changes in a flash. He can talk to football superstars - and they help to coach him!

In Driving Force, Leo is transported to Steven Gerrard's childhood home in Liverpool where he is given tips on how to drive an attack forward. Leo has to learn fast, because before he's ready he has to help Steven fight back against Milan in the 2005 Champions League Final - and Liverpool are 3-0 down!

A fantasy football tale from another dimension!

This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.

Biographical Notes

Jonny Zucker is currently working with Premier League Reading Stars, but he has composed songs for a children`s theatre company, tried his hand at stand-up comedy and also been a teacher. He is the author of Max Flash and Venus Spring. He has written over thirty books for children, teenagers and adults.

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  • ISBN: 9781445126173
  • Publication date: 25 Sep 2014
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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