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Dan Freedman

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Dan Freedman is best known for his hugely popular series of Jamie Johnson football novels (Scholastic UK) which have been adapted for TV by the BBC. The third series of the Jamie Johnson TV drama finished its CBBC run in 2018, with a fourth series currently in production. The Jamie Johnson books have sold more than 700,000 copies worldwide.
    Before becoming an author, Dan was managing editor for The FA for seven years and has been to two World Cups as part of the official England Team group. When not writing, Dan gives talks at schools and sports clubs around the country. He has made around 2000 school visits during the last ten years and it was those experiences that inspired him to write Unstoppable.
    1st May 2014

    Skills from Brazil

    Before the packed stadiums. Before he became a huge star. Jamie Johnson had to learn from the best. Ja... More

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    1st February 2019

    Unstoppable

    Secrets and lies . . . secrets and lies . . . Fourteen-year-old twins, Kaine and Roxy, used to be close, but now they c... More

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    2nd July 2012

    Final Whistle

    It's the final whistle for Jamie Johnson! After leading Scotland to near-victory in the World Cup, Jamie Johnson has lan... More

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    5th July 2012

    Shoot to Win

    Jamie Johnson can't believe his luck. He's playing for Kingfield School in the Cup Semi-Final and scouts from his ... More

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    5th July 2012

    Man of the Match

    Jamie Johnson starts the season on fire. He's playing for his beloved Hawkstone - and he's the top scorer in the c... More

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    5th July 2012

    Golden Goal

    The third book in the gripping Jamie Johnson series. Jamie's dreams of becoming a professional footballer seem to ... More

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    5th July 2012

    The Kick Off

    An epic tale of dreaming big and chasing glory. Jamie's desperate to become Highwood School's star football... More

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    5th July 2012

    World Class

    It's the big one! The World Cup Finals beckon for Jamie Johnson but first he must answer a huge question: Which co... More

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    27th July 2016

    Jamie Johnson: Born to Play

    The Book That Inspired The Smash-Hit TV Series! WITH THE BALL AT HIS FEET, JAMIE'S BRAIN WAS CLEAR AND FREE. PROGRAMMED ... More

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