Diary of a Soccer Star

Publisher details

Diary of a Soccer Star
Author
Shamini Flint
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
01 January, 2012

Synopsis

Marcus is a Maths whiz who is not good at sport. His dad is a self-help author who thinks Marcus can achieve anything he sets his mind to...with hilarious results. In illustrated diary format, Marcus's gentle, satiric humour and comic drawings will have readers laughing out loud while learning a surprising amount about soccer.

'Shamini scores a goal with every page!' Timothy Richards, aged 9
Shamini Flint
About the author

Shamini Flint

Shamini Flint lives in Singapore with her husband and two children. She began her career in law in Malaysia and also worked at an international law firm in Singapore. She travelled extensively around Asia for her work, before resigning to be a stay-at-home mum, writer, part-time lecturer and environmental activist, all in an effort to make up for her 'evil' past as a corporate lawyer! Shamini has written many books for children but is best known for her Inspector Singh Investigates series of crime fiction for adults.

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