Defenders: Pitch Invasion
by Tom Palmer
illustrated by David Shephard
n/a Interest Age: 8-12
As a tense Seth waits to hear if his mum’s got the ‘all-clear’, he is haunted by visions. Heads on surrounding an Iron Age hill fort to keep intruders away. When Seth meets two football-crazy brothers from Aleppo their stories offer him a new sense of courage. Can he look death in the face and restore calm to the present?
Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a super-readable layout and typeface so that even more readers can enjoy it. It is aimed at children aged 8-12.
AR Level – 3.9
Read the first chapter of Defenders: Pitch Invasion below: