She Shoots, She Scores!

Catriona Clarke

Illustrated by Sarah Long

Ages 6-8
10 June 2021
9780753446287
64 pages

Synopsis

With a foreword by England player Steph Houghton, She Shoots, She Scores! tells the incredible story of the BEST sport in the world, women’s football – from the men who tried to ban it to the superstars of today’s game, including Lucy Bronze, Sam Kerr and Alex Morgan. Young footie fans can find out about . . .

- The girl who had to play football in secret but grew up into a goal scoring legend
- The thirteen-year-old who shot to international fame but didn’t get a mention in school assembly
- The greatest women’s footballer ever, who scored in FIVE World Cups

Written by acclaimed YA novelist Catriona Clarke, the book is packed with facts and stats about the FIFA 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!

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