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The Shoplifter
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
Peter Motlala is crazy about soccer. He admires Botshe Ofentse, a local soccer star. He spots Botshe in the local store and stops to talk to him. Botshe doesn't chat to him. Peter is disappointed. He sees a woman in the aisle hiding something in her coat. He tells Botshe and the manager about her. They watch her. What happens? Peter is happy, but why? Read on to find out...
A Clever Plan
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer
In winter, Onias sleeps too late to get to school on time. His friends don’t call him on their way to school because he’s never ready. His aunt sends him a parcel. He shows his friends what’s in it and tells them that if they make sure he’s up and wait for him on their way to school, he'll share his present. They like the idea. What is in it? Read the story to find out!
An African Soccer Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
In this free short story, all a young boy from a South African village wants to do is play soccer. When a scout from the big city arrives, Thulani doesn't pay much attention to the visitor. But like any other boy at school, he hopes to be chosen for the soccer academy. If you liked the story, check out my youth novel "Children of the Moon", a time travel adventure. Download it for free in May
Girls Can't Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
“If I was a boy, you’d let me play,” grumbled Gertrude. “Yeah,” Flynn agreed. “But you’re not a boy. You’re a girl.” Gertrude wants to play footy. But the coach of the school footy team won’t let her play and the boys just laugh at her. If she were a boy, things would be different. So Gertrude decides to become a boy – just to play one game of footy.
Soccerheads 3: At the Academy
Series: Soccerheads, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: Australian English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
The Soccerheads finally sort the Double Trouble, but start sinking down the table. Fast. No Buck. No coach, and talk of kids leaving. Coachless and rudderless. To top it off, Hammo is getting out of control as the team starts to crumble. Help might be around the corner with talk of an academy coming to town, but will it all happen before it's too late? Buck returns, but he's not the same old Buck.
Soccerheads 2: Double Trouble
Series: Soccerheads, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
The Soccerheads are back for season two. With a title to their name, they start with a bang but the twins bring trouble. Double trouble. The team starts to break apart as they wreak havoc on Hammo and the others. Buck hits a truck just as Flicky Mickey joins the team with some much needed firepower. Sammy gets a promotion but then his job, the biggest job of his life looks impossible.
Soccerheads
Series: Soccerheads, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,770. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
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Sammy’s new to town. New school. New kids. New soccer team. He's not sure he’s going to fit in because he’s the weakest link. Everyone’s better than him and there’s pressure to win the title. He’s made friends with Hammo Ammo and Buck the Truck, and brought along a secret weapon called Ruff. Is that enough? Will he last the season? Sammy decides to give himself the biggest job of his life.
Miki and the Soccer Ball
Series: Miki, Book III. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
Another hilarious story about Miki and his mad family in Cape Town. This time Miki is given charge of a new soccer ball – but needlessly to say, things do not go according to plan. Winning the big football match against the Gugs team is paramount – except something has happened to the ball. And fixing it will take a dog, a hairdresser and a pudding. It doesn’t get any crazier.
Hot Shots FC v Dynamite FC
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Book 2 in the 'stupidly funny' Hot Shots FC series. For readers who want fun, fun, fun and football. It's time for Hot Shots to make a name for themselves in the minor football leagues. But they've got one big problem. The new coach knows as much about football as my granny, who never played in her life. Sid is given the job of getting rid of the new coach. But that is not as easy as it seems
Hot Shots FC
Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
For readers age 6-12 who want fun, fun fun and football! Hot Shots FC is about a group of friends who create their own wacky football club. But the team gets more than it bargains for when they take on the big, bad boys of Hammers FC. Suddenly Hot Shots FC have to play football like they've never played it before!
Maw
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
Maw was born of midget-size proportions. He loves football and wants to live normally. He soon falls foul of the school bully and confronts him. On his 14th year of life, Maw wishes upon a shooting star and life is never the same again. He awakes possessing super human powers of speed and strength, but quickly learns that with power comes responsibility to exercise that power humanely.