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Book Title: Little Croker (Danny Wilde)

Details: Author: O'Brien, Joe

Reading Age: 10 - 11

Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781847170460

Number of pages: 192

Dimensions: 20 cm

Retail Price: €8.99

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Product Description
'How do you play every game?' yelled Mick. 'Like the All-Ireland Final!' cheered the whole dressing room. Danny Wilde wants one thing more than anything else in the world and that's to get his GAA team, Littlestown Crokes, to the top of the League. With the help of his dad, their coach, Mick, he knows they can win. Things go wrong, when Danny stays with his horrible uncle and aunt, who know nothing about GAA, can the Crokes can make it after all? Danny comes up with a brilliant plan, but needs a whole lot of help to make it work! This is the first title in a fantastic 'New Sports Fiction' series.

See also Féile Fever and Tiger Boots

Review
'Welcome addition to sports literature for youngsters.' -- Sunday Independent 'One young sports obsessive I know sped through the story ... Praised the back-story.' -- The Irish Times 'Young GAA fans everywhere will want to get their hands on a copy of Little Croker.' -- Carlow Nationalist 'a sharply executed tale with plenty of humourous characterisations and some serious storylines thrown in' -- Inis Magazine 'O'Brien is good at conjuring up the atmosphere of the GAA and the importance that a club has in a local community. Will appeal to football mad boys and girls' -- Books Ireland 'a good, intelligent, contemporary Irish read' -- Inis Magazine"

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