Children's Sports Book of the Year

SHORTLIST 2023

Cricket Superstars

Ultimate Cricket Superstars

By Matt Oldfield & Tanya Aldred

From Matt Oldfield, the author of Ultimate Football Heroes, and sports journalist Tanya Aldred, comes an exciting new book for young cricket fans. Discover the secrets of 50 inspiring cricket superstars, from sporting legends like Sachin Tendulkar, to modern heroes like Ben Stokes. Find out the bowling secrets of Sophie Ecclestone and Jofra Archer and the batting brilliance of Joe Root and Alastair Cook. Learn the ins and outs of the game, with fascinating facts and stats on all the best players, including “Freddie” Flintoff, Ellyse Perry, Don Bradman, Stafanie Taylor, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and Harmanpreet Kaur.

Explore the rest of the Children's Sports Book of the Year Shortlist

The Funny Life of Football
All to Play For
The Legend of Sparkhill
50 times football changed the world
Planet Football
You Can Do It Marcus Rashford
Strong and Tough