Edgar & Adolf

A Beautiful Game. A Terrible War. An Unbreakable Friendship.

Author Phil Earle and Author Michael Wagg

Suitable for:  11+

Price:  £7.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-849491-1
Publication date: 07/01/2021
Paperback: 136 pages

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Adi is on a mission set by his late grandfather, Adolf Jager. He must track down Edgar Kail, and return to him the simplest yet most prized of possessions. His quest soon becomes a journey of discovery as he learns of a friendship that survived decades, a great sporting rivalry, and a war that shook the world.


  • Fictional tale of two real-life footballing heroes and their enduring friendship
  • Written in partnership with Barrington Stoke and perfect for less-confident readers
  • Exciting stories combine with relevant issues to motivate readers
  • Includes reading notes at the back of the book and free downloadable online resource pack
  • Written by best-selling authors, Phil Earle and Michael Wagg

This page was last updated on 20 May 2022 at 04:30 GMT


  • "I love this book. I wish I could have read it when I was at school. A really important story, beautifully told." - Dan Freedman, author of the Jamie Johnson books
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