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Marcus Atkinson is good at math and computer games but he’s absolutely terrible at sport.
Unfortunately, his Dad believes that Marcus has a gift for sport – just as long as they can find the right sport!
Thus begins Marcus’s adventures, recorded for our enjoyment in his Diaries, as he tries to become a Soccer Star, Cricket God and Rugby Champ (just to name a few!)
(The author would also like to deny that she has forced her children to play all these sports just to see what can go wrong so that she can write about it!).
The Diary of A … series captures the attention of every child who has ever been good at a sport or really bad at one and is especially appealing to reluctant readers.
I grew up in a small town in Malaysia, more of a fishing village really that didn’t even have a bookshop. I was the only Indian kid in a school of Chinese and Malay children who didn’t understand me, teachers who thought I was weird because I wanted to play soccer even though I was […]
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