Charlie Merrick's Misfits in Fouls, Friends, and Football (Charlie Merricks Misfits 1)
Dave Cousins

Ages: 7-11

A football book with a difference - it's funny, warm-hearted, and  crammed with hilarious doodles, true facts, and match reports with a twist!

Charlie loves football. He watches it, memorizes facts about it, and he's even the captain of the local youth team, North Star Galaxy. 
When Charlie discovers that youth teams are being selected to play in exhibition matches at the World Cup tournament later that year he decides to enter North Star. There's one problem. He's got to prove that North Star deserve a place at the tournament and that's not easy when your team are kind of rubbish at football! 

 

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about the author

Dave Cousins


Abandoning childhood plans to be an astronaut, Dave Cousins went to art college, joined a band and was nearly famous! The first stories he wrote were for his own football comic—years later ...

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