Thursday, January 4, 2018

SUPERKICKS _____ Calling all primary schools in Singapore! Join the SUPERKICKS Fiesta this year, we'll bring the fun to your students. Sign up quick, limited spots, see you soon


UPDATE 23 February 2018: This event has been postponed due to scheduling and logistics issues. Thanks to everyone who signed up or expressed interest. We'll get back to you with more information soon. 






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This year, our SUPERKICKS School Tour takes off in a whole new way. We have a Futsal tournament coming up, and also more school visits, all part of #BuySingLit 2018, in March 2018. Details below.

To sign up for these activities, email: genref@sg.marshallcavendish.com

For queries, contact my co-author Coach Benedict Boo at: benedictboo@yahoo.com

There's more: we'll also be launching Book 3 of the series, DARE TO DREAM. What new challenges will the talented young players face this time? Read and find out! More about this book soon.

Looking forward to meeting all of you this year! :)


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SUPERKICKS authors Benedict Boo and Don Bosco


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Invitation to

SUPERKICKS FIESTA, PART OF #BUYSINGLIT 2018

Calling all primary schools in Singapore!

Be part of these two exciting SUPERKICKS programmes, as part of the nationwide #BuySingLit campaign 2018.

Our SUPERKICKS School Tour

Supported by the National Arts Council (NAC) and managed by the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), the #BuySingLit campaign includes local book industry players coming together to organize a series of fun activities to raise awareness and encourage support for local literature. These will take place from 9–11 March 2018. More information is available at https://buysinglit.sg/.



As part of this drive, the authors of our action-packed Superkicks fiction book series, Don Bosco and Benedict Boo, are teaming up with Marshall Cavendish to organize the Superkicks Futsal Tournament and Superkicks School Tour. The Superkicks series follows a group of girls and boys who compete to join the special Superkicks football training programme which aims to help young football geniuses achieve their dreams of becoming professional players and coaches.



EVENT A: SUPERKICKS FUTSAL TOURNAMENT
Venue: The Arena Singapore, 48 Woodleigh Park, Singapore 357844 Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 0830–1300 for P3/4, 1330–1860 for P5/6
Registration fee: $70 per team
(Registered teams will receive 7 book vouchers, in $10 denominations, which are valid for use at the booksale on the day of the competition only)
This is a one-day tournament involving 12 schools, playing in a league format, moving on to semi- final knockout rounds. Schools can send a maximum of 1 team for the P3/4 competition and 1 team for the P5/6 competition. Each team to comprise of 7 players, 2 of which are reserves. Contact us for the exact programme details and rules.

Other highlights include:
• Talk on values in sports by co-author of the Superkicks series, Coach Ben
• An inspiring freestyle football performance
• Prizes for the top teams, including a championship trophy for the winning school
• Booksale with age-appropriate books that will be available for sale at the venue.



EVENT B: SUPERKICKS SCHOOL TOUR
Venue: Your school
Dates: 19 February – 8 March 2018 Registration fee: Free
Bringing the books beyond avid football players, schools are able to book an assembly or level talk by the co-author of the Superkicks series, Coach Ben, which includes football-themed competitions that can be won by students who do not play football, where book vouchers and other great prizes will be given out. The Superkick books will also be on sale at a specially discounted price and the authors available for an autograph session thereafter.

For more information on these events, please email Coach Ben at: benedictboo@yahoo.com. Register your interest in either of these events by emailing:
genref@sg.marshallcavendish.com. Limited spots available.

We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your time!


From the Superkicks team x Marshall Cavendish Editions (as part of the #BuySingLit 2018 campaign).



About Marshall Cavendish Editions
Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd, or MCIA, is one of the leading general reference and interest trade book publisher in Southeast Asia, with a history spanning nearly five decades. Known for their diverse subject areas and strong pool of notable authors, MCIA is an expert content curator who aims to offer readers an enriching experience through the imprints under the brand. For more information, visit www.marshallcavendish.com/genref or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


About the Authors
DON BOSCO is an award-winning writer and publisher of thrilling fiction for teens and children. His stories are inspired by Asian legends and pop culture. He started the publishing studio, Super Cool Books in 2011. His books include the popular Sherlock Hong Adventures series and the Lion City Adventures series. He has also been a featured speaker at creative writing events.

BENEDICT BOO is a sports enthusiast. He's passionate about promoting an active lifestyle, especially among the young. Besides marathon running, his other love is football. He plays regularly and is also coaching a team. He has been working in education and publishing for two decades. Creating this Superkicks series is truly a dream come true for him.





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