The Fastest Bowler in the World

Michael Hardcastle
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ISBN 9780571173563 Format Paperback
Published 07/04/1997 Length 144 pages

About Book

This action-packed novel by the UK's best-selling sports fiction writer for children is a must for aspiring cricketers - boys and girls alike. Nick Freeland lives for cricket. His mum is an all-rounder in the England Women's Team and his ambition is not only to play for England but to be the fastest bowler in the world. And this is not just an idle dream, he's got the talent and the determination to realize his goal. And he's got a hero on his side - the fast bowler Kamram Aslam. What he hasn't got is the support of his school coach - and the chance to show just how good he is . . .
  • About Michael Hardcastle

    Michael Hardcastle was born in Huddersfield. After leaving school he served in the Royal Army Educational Corps, before embarking on a career in journalism, working in a number of roles for provincial daily newspapers from reporter to chief feature writer.$$$He has written more than one hundred and forty children's books since his first was published in 1966, but still finds time to visit schools and colleges all over Britain to talk about books and writing. In 1988 he was awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to children's books. He is married and lives in Beverley, Yorkshire.

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