From the publisher:
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 football - from the men who tried to ban it to the superstars of today's game, including Lucy Bronze, Sam Kerr and Alex Morgan. Young footie fans can find out about . . .
- The girl who had to play football in secret but grew up into a goal scoring legend
- The thirteen-year-old who shot to international fame but didn't get a mention in school assembly
- The greatest women's footballer 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 Megan Rapinoe - and record-breaking teams, including the US national women's 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!
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.