Roy of the Rovers: On Tour

Roy of the Rovers (Illustrated Fiction) Fiction 4

Roy Race is living the dream. After a whirlwind season that saw him become centre forward for his beloved Melchester Rovers and score a bagful of goals, helping them secure promotion into League One, he’s now recognised as one of the best young footballers in the country. But something strange is afoot. As Rovers head off on a pre-season tour, Roy’s treated differently, and kept apart from the team. What’s going on, and why are Rovers bringing in new players? With his family life hitting a rough patch and everything in flux at Mel Park, it’s time for Roy of the Rovers to fight for his team, his family – and his career in football… This fourth volume of the smash-hit phenomenon reboot sees the start of an all-new second season!

Imprint
Published
3rd Oct 2019
Length
160 pages
ISBN(Mobi)
9781786182500
ISBN(Epub)
9781786182500
ISBN(Print)
9781781086858
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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.