It was perfect.
Head over the ball,
balance, power, timing . . .
As soon as he kicked it,
he knew it was going to be a goal.
Wonder Goal! is all about this perfect shot, the fantasy shot that haunts the dreams of all soccer players – young and old – whether their game is taking place on a freezing cold roadside soccer field or in front of thousands of cheering fans in the final match of the World Cup.
With a stirring, simple text and glorious watercolors, Michael Foreman brings the fantasy to life in a picture book that captures both the drama and the magic of the most popular game in the world.
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This winning new story is sure to score with soccer fans.
Like many children the world over, a small boy dreams of winning the World Cup of soccer. But in the meantime, scoring the perfect, time-stopping goal would be just fine. And once you've done that, who knows what the future might hold?
Michael Foreman is a two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, for War Boy and Long Neck and Thunder Foot, and a lifelong soccer fan. He lives in London, England.
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Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0374385009
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110374385009