Johnny Ball: Professional Football Genius

By Matt Oldfield

Illustrated by Tim Wesson

From the author of the Ultimate Football Heroes comes the fourth book in the Johnny Ball series, funny reading for football-mad kids.

After leading the Tissbury Tigers to Worldies glory, Johnny is on the fast track to the top of football management. He's been signed by mega-agent, Darren Dealz, who wants him to take a job at the Tissbury Thundercats alongside the legendary manager Jaz Williamson. But Johnny's best friend, Tabia, has just been signed by the Thundercats as their star striker and she's not happy about Johnny hogging all the football fame... If the Thundercats are going to win the season, Johnny and Tabia are going to have to remember how to work as a team.

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781529504460
  • Published: 06 Jul 2023
  • Price: £6.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 208

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Customer reviews


'This is a fabulous read. […] It is a hilarious book about a child football team manager.' NetGalley Reviewer

'Johnny Ball fans will relish this amusing story with its liberal sprinkling of suitably dramatic drawings by Tim Wesson. Assuredly it’s a winner in this reviewer’s book.' Red Reading Hub

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