Filled with quizzes, stats and little known facts, plus illustrated and told with all the fun of a Tom Gates novel, the Football Superstars series is perfect for young readers five and up. Is Marcus Rashford your ultimate football hero? His rise to the top has already seen him win The FA Cup, EFL Cup and UEFA Europa League for Manchester United as well as become a semi-finalist at the FIFA 2018 World Cup. Discover how the local kid got into Manchester United's famous academy and worked hard to become part of its star-studded first team as well as an England international, plus the amazing way he called on the UK government to end child poverty during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The Football Superstars series is aimed at building a love of reading from a young age, with fun cartoons, inspirational stories, a simple narrative style and a cast of characters chipping in with quotes, jokes and comments.
Everything the young fan wants to know about Marcus Rashford, from his childhood to the present day, including lots of quizzes and facts.
'This lively book of black-and-white illustrations and facts records the life and career of Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United footballer who has become a national hero for more than just his pitch skills' * Sunday Times. *
Records, stats and little-known facts keep the fun factor high.
After studying the history of everything at Goldsmiths College, Simon worked at the Science Museum making paper aeroplanes and setting fire to hydrogen balloons. Despite being a fully grown man, his favourite subjects include dinosaurs, robots, rockets, loud music and Star Wars. An Ipswich Town fan since they won the FA Cup in 1978 (it's true - look it up) he lives in Kent with his wife, daughter, and a cat with two names.
Dan Green has more than 25 years of experience illustrating and designing a wide variety of children's books. He has worked for several leading publishers including Penguin, Ladybird, Hachette, Dorling Kindersley, BBC, Priddy Books, Puffin,Autumn Publishing, Imagine That Publishing and Egmont.