About the book

For anyone who can't see a ball without wanting to kick it, head it, shoot it, or boot it!

'Not eating an ice-cream
Or riding a bike
No - kicking a ball
Is what I like.'

'What I like best, yes, most of all
in my whole life is . . . kicking a ball.

A wonderful rhyming story to read aloud, Kicking A Ball will not disappoint fans of Allan Ahlberg. First written as a poem, the little boy in the story has been brought to life perfectly by artist Sebastien Braun. Every parent will be able to immediately relate to the simple joy felt by a boy simply kicking a ball, and how there is nothing else quite like it.

The incomparable Allan Ahlberg takes us on a journey from childhood to fatherhood full of humour, warmth, friendship . . . and football.

Kicking a Ball - Jacket

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Publication Date
Publisher
Puffin
Book Type
Paperback / softback
ISBN
9780723271208

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