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Are you absolutely football mad? Take a look at our football-focused reading and writing activities, in partnership with Premier League.


Premier League live event

Storyteller special live event!

Catch up on our live event with CBBC presenter Ben Shires and top storyteller Tony Dallas. Hear Tony take part in a Q&A, read his story and help him fill in the gaps!

Tony is keen to help you tell your own stories as well, and there is even the chance for you to share yours with the Premier League! Download a free resource to help you from the Premier League Primary Stars website.



Want to win a box of books for your school? Go on then!

Teachers - we'd love to know your feedback following the live event. Sign up below to let us know your thoughts and add your name to the prize draw!

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Hear from top football authors


Football School authors, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton

In a World Book Day special, CBBC presenter Kenzie Benali hosted a live quiz with Football School authors, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton! But that’s not all, they were joined by top footballers from across the leagues, including Harry Kane!

Watch Alex and Ben lead a fun quiz and answer your questions on football, writing, reading and lots more in a live Q&A.

Download a free activity to support the challenge from the Premier League Primary Stars website.

Catch up on the live event.


Girls FC author, Helena Pielichaty

During National Storytelling Week, CBBC presenter Ben Shires hosted a live event with Girls FC author, Helena Pielichaty!

Helena led a fun character workshop and answered your questions on football, writing, reading and lots more in a live Q&A.

Catch up on the live event.


Download a free activity to support the challenge from the Premier League Primary Stars website.



Jamie Johnson author, Dan Freedman

Watch top football author, Dan Freedman, read from The Kick Off.


What does it take to become a football writer? Watch the recording of our live stream with Dan Freedman and Ben Shires to find out. You can also view the video on our Facebook page.


Roy of the Rovers author, Tom Palmer

Watch Tom Palmer read from his book, Roy of the Rovers.


Watch Tom Palmer chat to Ben Shires went live on our Facebook page for a fun-packed online footy quiz, and to hear how a love of football helped Tom find his passion for reading.