My Book Corner has read and reviewed our newest narrative non-fiction book about the legendary, Lily Parr and the Dick, Kerr ladies. Trailblazer, written by Elizabeth Dale and illustrated by Carolina Coroa;
Elizabeth Dale brings Lily’s amazing story to life in this energetic and frank look at a football-mad woman trying her best to succeed in sport in war-time Britain. Full of interesting facts about the game, Lily’s life as a female player and information about Britain during that time. Carolina Coroa’s illustrations are bright and engaging cementing this book as a must-read for all, regardless of your affiliation with the game. Lily Parr is a legend, her life now forever in print. She strived to succeed, letting us all know that with passion and determination you can achieve whatever goal you set yourself, and for Lily it was the love of the game.