Children’s Sports Book of the Year 2020

  • Sports Book Awards Children's

    Shortlisted
    Unbelievable Football

    Do you think you know everything there is to know about football? Have you heard of … * The psychic octopus who could predict the winner? * The Lancashire Lasses who became football’s best kept secret? * The dog detective who saved the World Cup trop …

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    The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance

    Charlie’s best friend Polly is still recovering from an accident but has a real talent with horses – and she and Charlie are determined not to let it go to waste. Can they find a way to make Polly’s equestrian dreams come true, and forge a new path for …

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    Be Your Best Self

    Be Your Best Self offers some vital advice for staying positive, eating healthy food and exercising, sleeping well or knowing how to be resilient. This book was written by nine-year old member of MENSA and a double Paralympic gold medallist and five-ti …

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    Football School Season 4

    The fourth book in a bestselling series, Football School Season 4: Where Football Explains the World is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts about subjects from geography to and of course – it’s all about football! With …

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    The Big Race

    A heart-warming, stylish and delightfully funny celebration of taking part rather than winning from Sebastian Walker Award winner David Barrow. Aardvark is only small and the Big Race is long and hard. But Aardvark is going to join in and give it every …

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    Flying Fergus: The Photo Finish

    The Hercules Hopefuls are at the International Championships at last – but how will Fergus cope with the competition pressures now that his best friend Daisy has moved away? Mum and Jambo are distracted by their upcoming wedding, Grandpa and Choppy Wal …

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    Changing the Game

    From historical figures such as Lily Parr, who defied the government ban on women’s football, to contemporary record-breakers such as Marta, and rising stars set to take the game to new heights, this book is packed with fascinating figures. With beauti …

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