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Friday, 13 June 2014

Review: Jasper Zammit: 3 books in 1

Recently, I have finished the first book in this compilation, and now I am up to the second book, called Jasper Zammit the Striker. 

The book starts off with Jasper dreaming about scoring a magnificent goal for a famous team, Real Madrid. His Grandad, Nonna, was a great soccer player back in his time. He told Jasper it’s necessary to practise boxing, athletics and dancing to improve your game.

Aamir, a boy who can’t speak English, scores lots of goals for Jasper's team, the Rovers. The problem is, the Eastville Kings star player, Badger has a ‘role’ to put people off in the game. The Rovers hope Badger might be caught red-handed by the referee and be sent off for a red card.

This is a cool series. I really like all the drama and all the soccer action. I would recommended it for ages 7 to 13.

- this review by RIley, age 11

Johnny Warren was a real-life Australian soccer legend - a Socceroo captain who championed 'the game of life' long after he hung up his boots. Johnny was passionate about encouraging kids to play and enjoy soccer - so the Jasper Zammit books are jam-packed full of his facts, tips and stories.

Title: Jasper Zammit: 3 books in 1
Author: Deborah Abela, with Johnny Warren
Publisher: Random House, $19.99 RRP
Publication Date: 3 March 2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780857983206
For ages: 7 - 11
Type: Junior Fiction

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