The Match

Publisher: Bloomsbury

A man and his dog watch their favourite football team suffer defeat after defeat; a shame, as the match seems like the only respite from the man's repetitive life of going to work and coming home.

Yet one day, the dog isn't at home to watch the match, and, even more surprisingly, there's a new substitute running onto the pitch as the man watches from the couch...

Told in completely minimal word count with a cleverly arranged illustration in three-tone illustration style, this is a quirky story that many football (and dog) fans will love.

More books like this

Super Sloth

Author: Robert Starling

This amusing tale about Sloth’s journey of self-discovery is accompanied by warm, colourful illustrations. The underlying message is that it is better to play to your strengths than try to be something you are not.

Read more about Super Sloth

Bikes for Sale

Author: Carter Higgins Illustrator: Zachariah OHora

This quirky tale, with distinctive, vibrant illustrations, is delightful. Amusing and uplifting, it explores the joy of friendship and demonstrates that sharing adventures can double the fun.

Read more about Bikes for Sale

Share this book with your friends

Use our Bookfinder to discover the perfect children's books for every age...