A Heart-warming Adventure: Read an Extract from The Champ by Anh Do

A Heart-warming Adventure: Read an Extract from The Champ by Anh Do

Summer was on the edge of her seat.

A ‘Goal!’ screamed the crowd.
‘Noooo!’ yelled Summer, throwing her hands up in frustration.

‘Whoops,’ said Wilbur, Summer’s best friend. His hotdog had fallen out of its bun in all the excitement. He quickly picked it up and put it back as if nothing had happened.

‘Come on, Carl! Score us the winner!’ Summer called.

Summer’s older brother, Carl, was a striker for the Rockstone Robins, and today they were playing their rivals, the Clifton Cougars. Summer desperately wanted the Robins to win. The score was two-all, and time was nearly up.

‘COME ON REDS!’ Wilbur shouted enthusiastically. He turned and added quietly to Summer, ‘We are the Reds, right?’

‘We sure are!’ She chuckled. Wilbur could be a little bit vague at times.

Summer and Wilbur watched as Carl swerved past a Cougars defender and unleashed a vicious shot at goal… but the goalie dived and tipped the ball over the crossbar…

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Publisher details

The Champ
Anh Do
Allen & Unwin
03 May, 2022


From spectator to superstar, that's The Champ! A brilliant new series from number one bestselling author Anh Do.

Summer loves sport. She would love to charge down the field towards an open goal, or soar through the air over the basket. She would love to be part of a team. But instead she always seems to be the last one picked.

That is until the day her life changes forever… Until the day Summer becomes THE CHAMP.

But even the Champ will have her work cut out for her if she is going to keep her brother, her best friend and her whole town safe from the dastardly plans of the wicked Librarian…

Anh Do
About the author

Anh Do

Anh Do is one of Australia's best-loved and bestselling writers for children. He is also an artist, an entrepreneur, a comedian, an actor, a TV personality, a producer and sought-after speaker. In 2010 he released The Happiest Refugee, his enormously popular memoir detailing his journey from war-torn Vietnam to Australia. In 2016 he created Anh's Brush with Fame for the ABC, in which he interviews a celebrity while painting their portrait. He has twice been nominated for the Archibald Prize, and took out the People's Choice award 2017. His junior fiction series WeirDo, Hotdog! and Ninja Kid are adored by millions of kids around the country. And in his amazing new series Wolf Girl, Anh brings his talent for breakneck plots and brilliant characters to a slightly older audience.

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