Roy of the Rovers: From the Ashes

Roy of the Rovers (Illustrated Fiction) 5

ROVERS ON THE ROPES! Roy Race has the world at his feet. He’s playing Premier League football, earning plenty of money, has a great girlfriend, and things are even looking up at home.The only problem is, he’s not playing for Melchester Rovers. And the club he loves, the club he has supported all his life, the club that, until recently, he played for, is falling apart. Mel Park lies in ruins.Dodgy backroom deals brought Rovers low, and now Roy is determined to find a way back to his old club – and to lift it out of the mess it’s in. But he might have to break a few rules to do it…

Imprint
Published
20th Feb 2020
Length
192 pages
ISBN(Mobi)
9781786182708
ISBN(Epub)
9781786182708
ISBN(Print)
9781781087831
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About the author

Tom Palmer is the author of 48 books featuring spies, history, the RAF, ghosts, detectives, war, football and rugby.He has written three series for Puffin Books - Football Academy (7+), Foul Play (9+) and The Squad (9+) - and several books for Barrington Stoke, including, most recently, Armistice Runner, which has been shortlisted for 5 book prizes and D-Day Dog.He is the author the new Roy of the Rovers fiction series, published by Rebellion.Tom visits over 150 schools every year to run his Football and Rugby Reading Games, which tie in with his long-term work in reader development. From 2019 his range of school events will include history workshops ranging from WW2, WW1, Viking, Anglo Saxon, Roman and Iron Age.He has worked around the UK and the world for the National Literacy Trust, the British Council, the Reading Agency, Reading Force, the Premier League, the FA and England Rugby. He is the Writer in Residence at the RAF Museums and Leeds United.He is the winner of the Solihull and Leicester Children's Book Awards and was shortlisted for the prestigious Blue Peter Book Award.Tom lives in Yorkshire with his wife, daughter, dog and cat.