Sam’s Football Stories, Set B

Sam’s Football Stories are specially written to stimulate and motivate your slower learners and reluctant readers. Written by Sheila Blackburn, an experienced primary school teacher, the books will appeal particularly to reluctant boy readers. The six compelling stories in Set B continue the story of Sam, the football crazy boy, started in Set A.

Let your pupils follow this dream come true for Sam and his friends. Join in the fun and excitement as they begin training, pick a team, join a league and enter a tournament.

Scroll down to find out more and download ‘Try before you buy’ sample pages from the book.


ISBN: 9781903853030 Categories: , , , ,

£21.99 price excluding tax


Sam’s Football Stories:

  • Provide stimulation and motivation especially for boys who are slower learners or reluctant readers
  • Have gripping story lines make children want to read the next book
  • Are compatible with the Primary Literacy Strategy category of everyday stories
  • Are designed to look like books more able children are reading with attractive covers and black and white illustrations inside
  • Have vocabulary and sentence structure carefully controlled for easy reading
  • Have an increasing number of words per book as you progress through the series
  • Have a clear font and print style

To extend the stories further, use the photocopiable teacher resource, Are You on the Ball?, which contains lots of activities linked to the stories in Set B.

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Weight 0.4 kg



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6 x 32

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