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Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham

If you’re 18, love Beckham and can bend a ball like him then the world must be your oyster, right? Wrong. If you’re Jess – 18, Indian and a girl – forget it.

Jess just wants to play football but her wedding-obsessed parents have other ideas so she hides it from them. But when Jess and her friend Jules join a ladies team and get spotted by a talent scout, it all kicks off …

The Bend it Like Beckham movie was a box-office hit, starring Parminder Nagra, Kiera Knightley and Jonathathan Rhys Meyers.

Bend it Like Beckham was also transformed into a musical, and was performed in London’s West End.
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / Romance & Relationships Stories (children's

On Sale: 18th April 2002

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9780340860946

Reviews

This is a really excellent book -- I saw the film but the book is better!
Danielle Lewis, Craigmount High, Teen Titles
Sheer joy to read
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A brilliant read
Gemma Ashcroft, 17, Boox
Why did I like this book? Simple! It was brilliant. Hilarious and sad.
Kylie Hughes, Heysham High School, Lancashire Children's Book of the Year Award