Out on 10 June 2021

She Shoots, She Scores

Catherine Clarke

Illustrated by Sarah Long
Ages 6-8
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10 June 2021
9780753446287
64 pages
Synopsis

Written by acclaimed YA novelist Cat Clarke and with a foreword by England captain Steph Houghton, She Shoots, She Scores! tells the empowering story of how women's football has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the world – and is sure to inspire the next generation of female football superstars.

Young football fans will discover how the early female players overcame prejudice to set up their own teams, and read the compelling stories of players who beat the odds to become famous around the world: including Scotland's Rose Reilly, Asisat Oshoala from Nigeria, and Afghanistan's Nadia Nadim. The book is packed with facts and stats about the Women's World Cup and the Olympics, plus pocket profiles of the world's top players – from Marta to Megan Rapinoe – and record-breaking teams, including the US national women's team and Olympique Lyonnais. What's more, discover the key skills you'll need to become a great goalkeeper, a tough-tackling defender or the world's next superstar striker!