The beautiful full-colour illustrations in this fiction book follows the story of a football. It's the ball's big day. Today it gets to play, and it is all on T V, too! But how did it get so ripped? Let the ball tell you its story. Themed around the world of football, this fiction story is perfect for struggling readers, to help them develop the basics of reading. With an exciting football-related story and a good range of characters, this book will engage and inspire readers who need a structured, systematic, synthetics phonics-based text.