The Big Star

The Big Star

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When Chris Weston tries out for the Area soccer squad, he sees some great football skills . . . and some dreadful showing off. Carl Diamond, nephew of the famous international star Dazzler Diamond, seems to think he's good enough to play in the World Cup and, to be fair, his performance on the pitch is pretty stunning. But although he scores goal after goal, big-headed Carl knows all too well how good a player he is, and gets angry when other players don't meet his standard. Someone's going to have to put him in his place . . . but who?show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 6mm | 640g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552572004
  • 9780552572002

About Rob Childs

ROB CHILDS is an ex-Leicestershire teacher with many years' experience of coaching and organizing school teams in football, athletics, cricket and cross-country. He is well-known for his successful THE BIG MATCH series, the SOCCER MAD, PHANTOM FOOTBALL and COUNTY CUP series in Yearling and for the popular GREAT! series for Corgi Pups.show more

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'Goal number three!' Carl whooped. 'A hat-trick!' When Chris Weston tries out for the Area soccer squad, he sees some great football skills . . . and some dreadful showing off. Carl Diamond, nephew of the famous international star Dazzler Diamond, seems to think he's good enough to play in the World Cup and, to be fair, his performance on the pitch is pretty stunning. But although he scores goal after goal, big-headed Carl knows all too well how good a player he is, and gets angry when other players don't meet his standard. Someone's going to have to put him in his place . . . but who?show more

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