Saturday, 13 November 2021 15:54

Road to Glory: Thrilling Sporting Moments by Jeremy Daniel.

Lifestyle Reporter.

The new Road to Glory series from Jonathan Ball Publishers: inspirational stories for younger readers!

The ninth book in the 'Road to Glory' series for readers aged 10–14 captures the thrilling moments of 20 sports stars on their personal Road to Glory. The book covers a range of sports, men, women and disabled athletes.

In an exciting departure from the Road to Glory script, Jeremy Daniel captures a single thrilling sporting moment in each of the lives of 20 South African sports stars.

Lungi Ngidi (Cricket); Quinton de Kock (Cricket); Akani Simbine (Sprinting); Faf de Klerk (Rugby); Ernst van Dyk (Wheelchair racing); Luvo Manyonga (Long jump); Kevin Anderson (Tennis); Cheslin Kolbe (Rugby); Chad le Clos (Swimming); Percy Tau (Soccer); Louis Oosthuizen (Golf); Lucas Radebe (Soccer); Josia Thugwane (Long-distance runner); Bongiwe Msomi (Netball); Caster Semanya (Athletics); Janine van Wyk (Women's soccer); Sunette Viljoen (Cricketer turned javelin thrower); Tatjana Schoenmaker (Swimming).

About the Author:

Jeremy Daniel is an author, screenwriter and musician. He has written extensively for children’s television and theatre, including as head writer for Takalani Sesame. He is the author of the bestselling biography Siya Kolisi: Against All Odds. Back in the day, he was the founding member and bass player for seminal Cape Town indie band, Fetish. He lives in Cape Town with his wife and daughters.