Frank Lampard - Olympic Flame Chase - Hachette Children's Group

Olympic Flame Chase

Book 16

By Frank Lampard

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A fantastic series for 5+ readers combining magic and football, by superstar footballer Frank Lampard

A fantastic series for 5+ readers combining magic and football, by superstar footballer Frank Lampard.

Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game.

Frankie and his friends are at their school sports day when the magic football sends them back through time, to the original Olympic Games in ancient Greece! The team join in, but the mischievous god Hermes is causing chaos... and when they accidentally bring Hermes back with them, their own sports day might be ruined too.

How will Frankie stop Hermes before the Games are ruined for ever?

Features inside printing with a message from Frank Lampard, and collector cards to cut out and keep.

Biographical Notes

Frank Lampard is a footballer, father and author of the 'Frankie's Magic Football' series!

To date, Frank remains Chelsea Football Club's all-time leading goal scorer, where he was awarded three times Chelsea Player of the Year. In 2014 Frank was the vice captain on the England football squad at the World Cup in Brazil, and then went on to play for Manchester City in 2014 in the UK before signing with New York City FC to play as part of the Major League Soccer side, starting July 2015. Frank was awarded an OBE in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to football.

Frank enjoys reading with his two daughters, and when they requested stories about football Frank decided to create his own characters and adventures to entertain them. These tales provided the inspiration for 'Frankie's Magic Football'. Frank is passionate about promoting child literacy and is an ambassador of the National Literacy Trust; he hopes to inspire both young girls and boys to read with the 'Frankie's Magic Football' series.

"The idea for 'Frankie's Magic Football' came from reading bedtime stories to my daughters. Adventure stories are their favourite and I wanted to combine my love for football with something that I could read to them, and that they would love too.
'Frankie's Magic Football' reminds me of the stories that I used to like to read. Frankie's friends also remind me of the mates that I used to kick a football about with when I was young, as well as some of the players I've met during my career." - FRANK LAMPARD

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781510201101
  • Publication date: 14 Jul 2016
  • Page count: 152
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Summer Holiday Showdown

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Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game - especially during the summer holidays!So Frankie and his friends can't believe it when the magic football sends them back in time to a boarding school . . . they're supposed to be on holiday! But there they meet George - the previous owner of their magic football. His brother got lost when they were on a desert island adventure. Can Frankie help to find him - and some buried treasure?

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Mammoth Mayhem

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The Elf Express

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Deep Sea Dive

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Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! During a visit to a holiday park, Frankie and his friends discover a theme park with a difference - each ride is a portal into an amazing fantasy world. This time, the magic football takes them all on an underwater adventure that asks Max to swim his best doggy paddle, and makes playing football a game against the tide!

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Team T. Rex

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Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!While on holiday at a summer camp, Frankie, Charlie, Louise and Max the dog are transported to a prehistoric land of dinosaurs. Can they reunite a baby pterodactyl with its mum, and avoid being eaten by a hungry T-Rex? The friends will need to use all their football skills to get home in one piece!

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Monkey Needs to Listen - A book about paying attention

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A lively picture book that examines the issue of not listening in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who forget to listen. The story offers a gentle way in to reinforce this good behaviour. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger.Monkey is so excited about a go-kart race that he doesn't listen to any of the instructions. He doesn't stop to check his kart and he nearly ruins the race for all the animals. Can Monkey learn to listen and pay attention or will the race be abandoned for good?It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage.'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

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The Great Santa Race

Frank Lampard
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Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game, even when it's Christmas!It looks like it's not going to be a white Christmas for Frankie and his friends. But then the magic football accidentally awakens an evil penguin, who wants to create a snowy winter that will never end! Can Frankie and the team stop him before it's too late for a very special Santa to enter the Great Santa Race?

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Meteor Madness

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Sticker Activity Book

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The Grizzly Games

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Sepron the Sea Serpent

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Avantia is under threat from its magical Beasts, which have been enchanted by an evil wizard. To save his land and his people, Tom must battle Sepron the Sea Serpent in the depths of the ocean - will he succeed?Don't miss FERNO THE FIRE DRAGON - ARCTA THE MOUNTAIN GIANT - NANOOK THE SNOW MONSTER - TAGUS THE HORSE-MAN - EPOS THE FLAME BIRD

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Arcta the Mountain Giant

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Frankie's Kangaroo Caper

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Frankie's New York Adventure

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Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined!During a PE game with a difference, Frankie and his friends are transported to meet a giant, green woman - the Statue of Liberty! They also meet an American boy whose ambition of baseball victory is about to be dashed. Can they race through New York in time to help someone's sporting dream come true?

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Frankie Saves Christmas

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Poppy Muddlepup's Daring Rescue

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Frankie and the Dragon Curse

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When Frankie and his friends go to a kung fu lesson to improve their football skills, a giant Chinese puppet magically transports them to the gates of The Forbidden City. The team soon learn that an ancient warrior called Zha-Hu is planning to destroy the Great Wall of China, with help from his dragon and an army of terracotta animals. Can Frankie and his team break the dragon curse in time to stop him?

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Frankie and the World Cup Carnival

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