Sports-mad Grace Bennett is ecstatic when her teacher arranges a training session with a famous football team.
When Grace arrives on the field, however, her role is not what she expected – and doesn’t even involve kicking a ball!
How can she and her anti-princess best friends teach their teachers that there’s more than one way to be a girl?
SAMPLE PAGE FROM GRACE’S DANCE DISASTER:
A fluorescent green string of snot is dangling from Chloe’s nose like a pendulum. She has never looked prouder.
‘That is seriously disgusting, sis,’ says her brother, Alex. ‘Get a tissue.’
He’s right. I have a strong stomach when it comes to gross stuff, but even I’m feeling a little queasy looking at Chloe’s nasal mucus.
Chloe pokes out her tongue and shakes her head so the stretchy tendril wobbles a little more.
‘Kala myxa, Chloe,’ her grandmother chuckles. ‘The best this week.’
‘Myxa?’ I ask.
Chloe translates Yiayia’s Greek. ‘Nice slime.’
Alex is almost choking on his toast. ‘Yiayia! How could you encourage something so sick?’
‘Relax,’ Yiayia says. ‘Would I be laughing if it was real?’
Want more? Buy Grace’s Dance Disaster here.