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Football in fiction with Eve Ainsworth and Dan Freedman

The authors of the Jamie Johnson series and Kicking Off! join forces to tackle footy in fiction

Sports fans will love this event all about football in fiction with authors Eve Ainsworth and Dan Freedman. Watch along to hear all about why they like writing about football, and how they capture the action on the page.

Video Watch now: Football in Fiction with Dan Freedman and Eve Ainsworth

Eve Ainsworth is the author of Kicking Off, based on the true story of football's forgotten legends the Dick, Kerr Ladies team. Dan Freedman has written multiple books about sports, including the Jamie Johnson series, which was adapted for television.

You can buy Kicking Off(this will open in a new window) and Unstoppable(this will open in a new window) on the Browns Books website.

This event is part of our celebration festival for the First Minister's Reading Challenge(this will open in a new window), taking place Monday 14 to Friday 18 June 2021.

The video will be available to watch from Thursday 17 June and emailed to all groups who took part in the Challenge this year, no registration required! Don’t worry if you can’t watch an event on the day it launches – all of the events will be available to watch on demand until the end of August 2021.

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