ISBN-13:
9781788490122

The Crokes are doing well at football this season. But other things aren't going as well in Danny's life. But between training, school and a fundraising football marathon, Danny and the Crokes make this a season to remember!
The third Danny Wilde book 'Enjoy your football and you'll always be a winner!' yelled the coach. The Crokes are doing well in the football league this season, but off the pitch things aren't so good; Danny's dad, the Crokes' coach, is having a hard time - he's worried about his job, and his friends' daughter, Clara, is sick and needs an expensive operation. But GAA is like one big family, and when Danny and the Crokes hear that Clara is the captain of her GAA team in Boston, they're determined to raise money for her. Despite some hitches along the way - like trouble with Trinity, the girl he has his eye on - between training, school and a fundraising football marathon, Danny and the Crokes make this a season to remember!
'will be enjoyed by all football fans ... would encourage the reluctant reader in upper primary school ... though mainly aimed at boys, there is enough to keep girls interested too' -- Inis Magazine 'a tale to hook even the most reluctant young male reader' -- Evening Echo 'it's central theme of the big happy family of the GAA caring for all its members should warm the cockles of every footballer's heart' -- Evening Echo 'full of the usual GAA atmosphere and excitement' -- Irish Examiner 'a charming, well written sport-adventure story for readers of 8+ ... sure to please any young GAA player' -- Irish Independent 'all about the GAA as a big family that helps each other out' -- Books Ireland


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Children's / Teenage fiction: Traditional stories; ; Children's Fiction; (D) 9-11 years; (3) Fiction