Bert loves playing football. He dreams of being a professional footballer for his local side West
Farthing F.C. There is just one problem. Bert is a chicken.
Bert lives on Manor Side Farm where the other chickens make fun of him for being different – a
chicken should not play football, they say – but despite this, it is still Bert’s dream. After a chance
visit to the farm by Gerald Fox, the manager of West Farthing F.C., Bert is talent spotted and offered
a try out. Gerald wants Bert to be their secret weapon in an upcoming game…
Shaun's first ever book is a story about a chicken called Bert who dreams of playing football for his favourite team, West Farthing F.C. All the other chickens mock Bert for his dream but after a chance meeting with Gerald Fox, West Farthing's manager, Bert's life is changed forever.