Polly and Nisha are the only girls who want to play in the school football match. But football is harder than it looks. However, with a bit of instruction and a lot of practice they are soon dribbling, tackling and scoring goals. But how will they perform on the day of the big match.
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A charming tale of friendship and perseverance. ( Irish Examiner )
The storyline flows well, helped by beautiful illustrations that often contain small details for sharp-eyed children to pick out. ( Child Care )
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140555218