Big Cat Books

Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading.

The Penalty 

ISBN 9780007498529

Publisher Collins Educational

Lucas is the best in his football team at taking penalties. He never misses – ever. But one day that all changes and Lucas has to learn to deal with his mistake, finding a way of building up his confidence once again.

Available from your local library, bookshops and Amazon.

Real Cricket

ISBN 9780007498383

Publisher Collins Educational

As he spends his days playing makeshift cricket, Adnan dreams of playing the game professionally for a team. When one of Adnan’s games ends with a damaged car, he fears his chances of practising will be over – his future all depends on what the owner of the car says to his parents.

Available from your local library, bookshops and Amazon.

First Football Game

First Football Game
ISBN 9780007516438
Publisher Collins Educational


Join Sam as she goes to her first ever football game. This exciting narrative follows Sam’s day from beginning to end, describing her journey to the stadium, the football songs she hears and the goals!

Available from your local library, bookshops and Amazon.



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Big Cat books
The Penalty Amazon
Real Cricket Amazon
First Football Game Amazon

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