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The boy with the lightning feet

By: Gardner, Sally

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Part of the Magical children series
1444011650 / 9781444011654
Paperback
823.914
20/06/2013
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England
20 cm 96 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 227391, Points 2.00, Book Level 4.60,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2006.

From the Costa Children's Book Award winner and bestselling author Sally Gardner comes THE BOY WITH THE LIGHTNING FEET, a MAGICAL CHILDREN ADVENTURE. Timmy Twinkle is chubby. That means he gets bullied at school and hasn't any friends. He longs to play football, but he's hopeless at games. He's miserable. And it doesn't help when Gramps tells him about Great-Uncle Vernon, a chubby boy who grew up to be a famous footballer. Then his gran's friend May comes to stay. May is a fitness fanatic who knocks Timmy and Gramps into shape in no time, and Timmy discovers there's magic in his toes - he can kick a ball just like Great-Uncle Vernon. And when Timmy performs on the football field, everyone wants to be friends with him. A lovely story of a child whose unhappiness is dispelled by the discovery of a magical gift.

BIC:

5AH Interest age: from c 7 years, JFSP1 Age groups: children, YBC Picture books

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