Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image


Children's Book of the Month

A reason to read...

Fergus and friends face their toughest challenge yet - the terrifying all girls team!

Flying Fergus 5: The Winning Team - Chris Hoy

The fifth story in the fantastically fun, magical cycling adventure series from Sir Chris Hoy. The Hercules' Hopefuls are going to the Nationals, and not even Wallace's Winners competing too can wipe the smiles off their faces. But then disaster strikes in training. To stand a chance of beating the Velociraptors, the terrifying all-girls speed squad, Wesley and Fergus will need to work together. It's Fergus's biggest challenge yet - well, apart from breaking Dad out of the Dungeon of Despair in Nevermore, that is ...Written with award-winning author Joanna Nadin, with fantastic illustrations from Clare Elsom.



Meet the authors

Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy MBE, won his first Olympic gold medal in Athens 2004. Four years later in Beijing he became the first Briton since 1908 to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games. In 2012, Chris won two gold medals at his home Olympics in London, becoming Britain’s most successful Olympian with six gold medals and one silver. Sir Chris also won eleven World titles and two Commonwealth Games gold medals. In December 2008, Chris was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year, and he received a Knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honours List. Sir Chris retired as a professional competitive cyclist in early 2013; he still rides almost daily. He lives in Manchester with his wife and son. 

and Co-Author Joanna Nadin

Joanna Nadin is the author of more than fifty books for children and teenagers, including the bestselling Rachel Riley Diaries and the award-winning Penny Dreadful series. Amongst other accolades she has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and is the winner of the Fantastic Book Award, Highland Book Award and the Surrey Book Award. Joanna has been a journalist and adviser to the Prime Minister, and now teaches creative writing at Bath Spa University. She lives in Bath and loves to ride her rickety bicycle, but doesn’t manage to go very fast. And she never, ever back-pedals . .

More books in the Flying Fergus Series