February 2018 Children's and Young Adult Lead Titles

Stephanie Chiocci and the Cooper’s Hill Cheese Chase Matt Porter


Paperback | Feb 2018 | Ford Street Publishing | 9781925272888 | 105pp | 198x128mm | Stocked item (a few) | GEN | AUD$12.95, NZD$16.99

Age range 8 to 12

Standing at the summit of Cooper’s Hill in England, Stephanie Chiocci prepares to barrel down a slope steeper than the MCG grandstands. But winning the annual Gloucester Cheese-Rolling Race is just one of her objectives. The Collingwood AFLW captain has also taken it upon herself to save the family cheese-making business of one of her biggest fans. To do so Stephanie must defeat local toff Neville O’Shea in one of the world’s most dangerous foot races.

Full of footy skills and references this hilarious book sees Stephanie Chiocci jetting to England to take on a local bully in the world-famous Gloucester Cheese-Rolling Race. Tasked with winning the race to save a family cheese-making business, Stephanie must call upon her elite football abilities and also utilise the help of an inventive fan.