Read the novelisation of the hit film starring Kiera Knightley and Jonathathan Rhys Meyers. Jess just wants to play football but her wedding-obsessed parents have other ideas so she hides it from them. But when Jess and her friend Jules join a ladies team and get spotted by a talent scout, it all kicks off ... Bend it Like Beckham is now a West End musical - opening in London in May 2015.
This is a really excellent book -- I saw the film but the book is better! Danielle Lewis, Craigmount High Teen Titles
Narinder Dhami is the author of Starring Alice Mackenzie, published by Harpercollins and second prizewinner in the TSB Birmingham Children´s Book Award 1996. She is also a contributor to several bestselling series, The Sleepover Club (Collins), Animal Ark Pets (Hodder) and Animal Crackers (Transworld). She was a primary teacher until 1990, when she began writing full time. She lives with her husband in Cambridge.