Amado, Jorge
Bola Fura-Redes und der Torhüter
Translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Margreth Wannenmacher. Illustrated by Aldemir Martins.
Baobab Series by Lamuv, Göttingen, 1991
out of print
ages 8 to 10

Nominated for «Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis» 1992

The most important duty of a football is to fly between the goalposts into the net. But what if the leather ball falls in love with — of all people — the league's worst goalkeeper? A satire about football.


Orginal: A bola e o goleiro. © 1984 Jorge Amado (Text) und Aldemir Martins (Ill.) and Editora Record, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil