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Amir Khan recently won his first world title. This inspirational biography doesn't pull any punches, relating how hard work took him from a small gym in Bolton to being Britain's youngest boxing champ.
The story of Hiccup Haddock Horrendous III's rise to fame, through his dragon-training exploits. Packed with lively diagrams and jokes, this is a popular choice for older or more confident readers.
Simple text, colour photos and cartoon style illustrations tell the story of Rachel Yanks, who started playing for Arsenal at 16 and now has 80 caps for England.
This bright and cheerful collection of poems, rhymes and finger games comes complete with an accompanying CD and is a great introduction to poetry for very young children.
Jimmy dreams of becoming a professional footballer and wearing the number 7 shirt like his heroes. Designed for dyslexic or less confident readers, this includes facts about top players.
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