Bend It Like Beckham Narinder Dhami

Hodder Children's Books
Paperback / softback 176 pages

ISBN:
9780340860946
Size:
197 x 137 x 12mm
Published:
18th April 2002
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Interest age: from c 12 years
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Overview

If you're 18, love Beckham and can bend a ball like him then the world must be your oyster, right? Wrong. If you're Jess - 18, Indian and a girl - forget it.Jess just wants to play football but her wedding-obsessed parents have other ideas so she hides it from them. But when Jess and her friend Jules join a ladies team and get spotted by a talent scout, it all kicks off ...The Bend it Like Beckham movie was a box-office hit, starring Parminder Nagra, Kiera Knightley and Jonathathan Rhys Meyers.Bend it Like Beckham was also transformed into a musical, and was performed in London's West End.

Author

Narinder Dhami is the author of popular fiction series The Beautiful Game, about a girls' football team, many books in the hugely successful Rainbow Magic series and the bestselling novelisation of the film Bend it Like Beckham. She was a primary teacher before she began writing full time. She lives with her husband in Shropshire.

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