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Keeper (Paperback)

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The extraordinary debut novel by Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet about football, magic and self-discovery. Winner of the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize.



Perfect for both football enthusiasts and fans of excellent storytelling, the award-winning first novel from Carnegie Medal-winning Mal Peet introduces legendary sports journalist Paul Faustino and the haunting tale of the world's greatest goalkeeper: the man they call El Gato,"the Cat". As Paul interviews El Gato, the World Cup stands on the table between them. In the hours that follow, El Gato tells his incredible story - how he, a poor logger's son, learns to become a World Cup-winning goalkeeper so good he is almost unbeatable. And the most remarkable part of this story is the man who teaches him: the mysterious Keeper, who haunts a football pitch at the heart of the claustrophobic rainforest...

Children'sFiction & true storiesGeneral fictionChildren'sFiction & true storiesSporting stories Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 05/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9781406338294  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mal Peet's first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize; Tamar won the Carnegie Medal; and Exposure was the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. A writer and illustrator, Mal produced many books for children throughout his lifetime, most of them in collaboration with his wife, Elspeth Graham.

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