Author – Bob Cattell
Age – 9+
Tyrone loves playing cricket, but wishes he was a better player. One day while practising at the nets, he meets Nick – a short strange man with a shaved head and a white goatee. Nick gives him some bowling advice and suddenly Ty is an amazing bowler. He becomes the star of the team and is instantly popular at school. His mate Christiano has always been the best batsman and they begin to clash when Ty is recruited for a County team. Along the way, the strange Nick is constantly in the background. Who is he? Where did he come from and why does he suddenly want payment for his advice? Tyrone has to figure out what is more important – Fame of friendship?
(Sports, Cricket, Friendship, Popularity, School, Rivalry, Choices)