She Shoots, She Scores!: A Celebration of Women's Soccer (Paperback)

She Shoots, She Scores!: A Celebration of Women's Soccer By Sarah Long (Illustrator), Catriona Clarke Cover Image
By Sarah Long (Illustrator), Catriona Clarke
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With a foreword by England captain Steph Houghton, She Shoots, She Scores! tells the incredible story of the BEST sport in the world, women’s soccer—from the men who tried to ban it to the superstars of today’s game, including Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. Read on to find out about . . .

– The girl who had to play soccer in secret but grew up to become a goal-scoring legend
– The 13-year-old who shot to international fame but didn’t get a mention in the school assembly
– The greatest women’s soccer player ever, who scored in FIVE World Cups

Written by acclaimed YA novelist Catriona Clarke, the book is packed with facts and stats about the FIFA Women's World Cup and the Olympics, plus pocket profiles of the world's top players—from Marta to Wendie Renard—and record-breaking teams, including the U.S. Women's National Team and Olympique Lyonnais. What's more, discover the key skills you'll need to become a great goalkeeper, a tough-tackling defender, or the world's next superstar striker!

About the Author


Catriona Clarke has written lots of books for young readers on topics including sharks, polar bears, earthquakes and football, including She Shoots, She Scores! She's a passionate supporter of women's football, but is sadly not very good at playing it. She also writes fiction for young adults, under the name Cat Clarke.

Sarah Long graduated from Cambridge School of Art in 2004. She started off her career at Caroline Gardner before moving into giftware, where she designed bags, ceramics and textiles from initial concept to final product. This also involved working with licensors designing products for The Beatles and Moomins.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780753477083
ISBN-10: 0753477084
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2021
Pages: 64
Language: English