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Author

Stephen Davies
Stephen Davies

Stephen Davies spent several years living amongst Fulani herders in Burkina Faso as a missionary. He has written for the Guardian Weekly (Letters from Burkina Faso) and the Sunday Times and is the author of several books for young readers. www.voiceinthedesert.org.uk

Stephen Davies
Stephen Davies

Stephen Davies spent several years living amongst Fulani herders in Burkina Faso as a missionary. He has written for the Guardian Weekly (Letters from Burkina Faso) and the Sunday Times and is the author of several books for young readers. www.voiceinthedesert.org.uk

Chessboxer

(Paperback) - 03/10/2019

9781783448401

Chessboxer RRP £7.99

Synopsis

'Gripping and surprising. I gulped it down' Sarah Crossan

Leah Baxter is a genius. She's a few wins away from becoming a junior chess grandmaster, and her life is on course to achieve everything her mom and coach want for her.
But Leah is at stalemate – grieving for her father, and feeling suffocated. She decides to make the ultimate sacrifice and quit chess. But chess doesn't want to quit her. Soon Leah discovers her new gambit: chessboxing, a dangerous hybrid sport which will test her body and mind to their limits. Can the pawn become the queen?



  • Paperback
  • Published: 03/10/2019
  • ISBN: 9781783448401
  • Other Editions: Paperback
  • Age Range: 12+ years