The Lion Roars
by Alan Gibbons
illustrated by Chris Chalik
Reading Age: 8 Interest Age: 8-12
Football is Jimi’s life and he dreams about playing for his favourite team, the Lions of Senegal. But Jimi’s big brother and his friends say Jimi is just a cub and could never be a lion. Can some of Jimi’s footballing heroes inspire him to prove everyone wrong?
Packed with facts about the great footballers of Africa.
Information for Adults: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 8.
It features a removable ‘super-readable’ sticker.
AR Level – 4
Read the first chapter of The Lion Roars below: