Winner of the 2010 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards - Fiction for years 7-9
A story of adventure, ball control and hope.
Jamal and Bibi have a dream. To lead Australia to soccer glory in the next World Cup.
But first they must face landmines, pirates, storms and assassins.
Can Jamal and his family survive their incredible journey and get to Australia?
Sometimes, to save the people you love, you have to go overboard.
About The Author
Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was sixteen. He was a frozen-chicken thawer, sugar-mill rolling-stock unhooker, fashion-industry trainee, student, department-store Santa, TV producer, newspaper columnist and screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now he's a children's author.
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For Ages: 8 - 10 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1st August 2002
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.1 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 19.8
Edition Number: 1