Author(s): Narinder Dhami
If you're 18, love Beckham and can bend a ball like him, the world's your oyster right? Wrong. If you're Jess - 18, Indian and a girl - you can forget it. But whilst her wedding-obsessed parents have other ideas, Jess joins a ladies football team and gets spotted by a talent scout.
This teen novel is based on the script and film "Bend It Like Beckam" due fo release on 19th April 2002.
Narinder Dhami is the author of Starring Alice Mackenzie, published by Harpercollins and second prizewinner in the TSB Birmingham Children's Book Award 1996. She is also a contributor to several bestselling series, The Sleepover Club (Collins), Animal Ark Pets (Hodder) and Animal Crackers (Transworld). She was a primary teacher until 1990, when she began writing full time. She lives with her husband in Cambridge.