Get booked in your classroom this World Cup

Do you fancy having a football story read to you each morning at school?

Then point your teacher in this direction! Tom Palmer, author of the Football Academy and Foul Play series', has been writing an action-packed story daily during the World Cup, featuring football detective Danny Harte.

Tom Palmer and books 

Teachers can download the story from the National Literary Trust website to share with you guys in the classroom each day! How good is that!

Lots of the chapters also include football-related activities and writing exercises too. Well, if you have to do work during the World Cup it may as well be football-themed, right?!

Boys United

And have you read Tom’s latest book Offside yet? It's the third thrilling title in the Foul Play series and it's not be missed. Danny Harte discovers Adam, a boy from Ghana, who's been dumped by his agent after being promised a place at City. Adam is lost in a foreign country he knows nothing about . . .


Get to the heart of Tom Palmer’s fantastic footie fiction at

Vanessa Godden
Marketing Officer