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Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin

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A new coach is needed - but what can a wheelchair basketball champion teach Fergus and friends about cycling?

Fergus is sure their new coach is going to be his ultimate hero, cycle champ 'Spokes' Sullivan, so when Grandpa introduces Charlotte Campbell, the children are all less than impressed. Charlie is the successful captain of the Paralympic wheelchair basketball team and has some interesting training methods. She gets the team doing yoga and wheelbarrow races, and enters them in the Wreck-It Run, a charity race where everyone creates their own adapted bikes from parts and must compete in pairs. Fergus is sure Charlie is off her rocker - how will this help them get faster for the International time trials?

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This is Book 5 in the Flying Fergus Series. See all Flying Fergus books here.

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8th December '17
I read it to Noodle2011 aged 6 aged 6
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
A lovely book that helps children to understand about teamwork and how different people can have different ideas. It is also a good way of teaching children about perseverance to achieve a goal and how goals can be reached by trying different things.
18th November '17
I read it to Brobee aged 5 aged 5
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
Wow! We absolutely adored reading this Flying Fergus adventure. It's the first we've read but are heading out to find the rest of the series. From the moment we opened the first pages and saw the characters and the map, we knew this would be just our type of book...there are even princesses! The story is fast paced and there are loads of laughs throughout. We liked the mix of text and illustrations too. Read it!
18th November '17
dkathurima read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
This is a lovely story which has a strong cycling theme perfect story for my daughter, this has a good mix of both boy and girl charters which makes it a great story for anyone
14th March '18
MicahW read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
I really enjoyed this book. It was easy to read, and had a good mix of funny bits and serious bits, but not top serious. This book would appeal to both girls and boys, it has boys and girls characters. It helped you learn about friendship and teamwork, and also that not all children are the same physically. 
10th December '17
EH read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
This book is about a group of kids who are looking for a bike trainer who can help them improve their cycling skills. They have got two people already, but they also think they need a third instructor. When a woman who does cycling in the girls team comes, she helps train them but the training doesn't turn out to be what they expected.   

I enjoyed this book, it was easy to read and was funny.
25th December '17
Booyu read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
Loved this book really love my bike so a book on cycling was great. The story showed how important teamwork and friendship is. Would recommend this book to my friends 
15th January '18
I read it to tomray aged 6 aged 6
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
This book really suited my 6 year old he loved the sporty theme and I felt like the characters were really good examples to him. I think it brings up some really interesting topics for children and makes them aware the difficulties others can face in.a light hearted way. 
19th November '17
I read it to Ewanm aged 9 aged 9
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
We really enjoyed reading this book, Fergus loves his cycling and with the next big race looming finds he needs to think out of the box to improve his race times, this story sends kids a good message about trying new things and working as a team, as well as being a fun story to read
1st December '17
Ama123 read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
Fergus' cycling team are losing their touch - they're getting slower instead of faster! So drastic measures are needed. Enter Charlie, a Paralympics captain. The team are sceptical as she's in a wheelchair and when she enters them in the Wreck-It Race they are stumped. How can building a go-cart from scrap materials make them better cyclists? Fergus visits his dad in Nevermore, a magical land, for help.

This is a delightful book with a diverse range of characters - a less-abled character and a deaf character. The illustrations are fab. 
21st November '17
I read it to Ryden aged 10 aged 10
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
I read this to Ryden over two nights, He loved it. Very fast paced with illustration and text, Ryden thought that it was very funny and loved the cycling theme. We will be buying the full series!
23rd November '17
I read it myself (an adult)
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
5 stars
It was great to see a chapter book for younger readers. The pupils were excited to read the book when they found out the author was Chris Hoy. It has great sporting themes that help to break down barriers, making links to the Paralympic athletes too. It honestly shows the barriers that are sometimes faced by those with disabilities. Charlie Campbell was a great character and a true positive role model (reminded me of Hannah Cockroft). I enjoyed reading the book and there were sections where I really did laugh out loud. I'm sure we'll be buying other books from the Flying Fergus series.
19th November '17
trissebby read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
Flying Fergus 7: The Wreck-It Race: by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin 9781848126336
4 stars
This book was really. First time i have read the book in this series. I will be getting the first one and start from the beginning. I really liked this book. The pictures that go with it are great. 
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About Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He won his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 world and two Commonwealth titles. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 and in 2012, at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris became Great Britain's most successful Olympic athlete to date, with six gold medals a...

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About Clare Elsom

Sir Chris Hoy MBE was born and raised in Edinburgh. He won his first world medal in 1999 - a silver in the Team Sprint - and has won 11 world and two Commonwealth titles. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in 2004 and in 2012, at his home Olympic Games in London, Chris became...

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