Striking Out by Ian Wright Published:2 Sep 2021. Pre-order for lower price
The first children's book from superstar England striker, Ian Wright. Inspired by Ian's life story, Striking Out follows the journey of 13-year-old Jerome, who has a dream of becoming a world-class footballer. But with a difficult home life, Jerome can't see how he'll ever make this dream come true ... until he meets a mentor figure who can hopefully put him on the right track.
Perfect for fans of real-life drama Readers will love Ian Wright's cameo role in the story Echoes the superstar striker's own early life. From the winning writing team of Ian Wright and Musa Okwonga.
Ian Wright is one of the UK's all-time leading goal scorers. He's lifted the Premier League title, The FA Cup, the European Cup Winners' Cup and won the Premier League golden boot. Musa Okwonga is an author, poet, journalist and musician; he is a co-host of the Stadio football podcast.