Skip to content

*special pre-order* The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field

Written by Scott Riley  |  Illustrated by Nguyen Quang and Kim Lien

This terrific title is available for pre-order with an expected publication date of 20 March 2021. Pre-orders will be autographed by the amazing author, Scott Riley. 

After watching the World Cup on television, a group of Thai boys is inspired to form their own team. But on the island of Koh Panyee, in a village built on stilts, there is no open space. The boys can play only twice a month on a sandbar when the tide is low enough. Everything changes when the teens join together to build their very own floating soccer field.

This inspiring true story by debut author Scott Riley is gorgeously illustrated by Nguyen Quang and Kim Lien. Perfect for fans of stories about sports, beating seemingly impossible odds, and places and cultures not often shown in picture books.