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John Hickman

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    John Hickman grew up on a council estate in Wolverhampton. He studied animation at university before moving to Newcastle upon Tyne and training as a social worker. After gaining a distinction in his creative writing MA at Newcastle University, John now writes page-turning fiction for children as well as projects for the stage and screen. His first novel, Freaks United has been shortlisted for the Hull Book Award. John likes to spend time with his family and friends, play old video games, watch bad movies and read good books. He is an avid football fan and supports Manchester United.
    5th May 2016

    Freaks United

    Seth, Beefy and Angelo can't believe it when they aren't selected for the football team at their new school. And things ... More

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    30th June 2018

    Freaks United: Offside!

    Seth, Beefy and Angelo and their awkward but determined team of footballing misfits are aiming for glory in their firs... More

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    5th April 2018

    The Football Trials: Dangerous Play

    Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for stru... More

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    5th April 2018

    The Football Trials: Kick Off

    Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for stru... More

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    14th June 2018

    The Football Trials: All Out Attack

    Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for stru... More

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    14th June 2018

    The Football Trials: Game Changer

    Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for stru... More

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