Fiona Plays Soccer

Level 1

by Richard Cowdrey, Donald Wu, Zondervan,

On Sale: 2023-01-10

Book Summary

Fiona Plays Soccer: In this Level 1 I Can Read book about Fiona the hippo, emergent readers join Fiona and her friends find a soccer ball and decide to play. But what happens when the ball gets stuck in a tree, lost in the pond, and goes down a meerkat hole?

About the Book

Join Fiona the hippo, the adorable internet sensation from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, as she and her friends find a soccer ball and decide to play a game. But what happens when the ball gets stuck up a tree and lost in a pond?

Young readers will enjoy learning more about Fiona and her friends in this Level One I Can Read book about the little hippo that has captured hearts around the world with her inspiring story and plucky personality.

Fiona Plays Soccer is:

  • An endearing animal book that’s a perfect gift from parents and grandparents
  • A sweet story about teamwork and playing together
  • A Level One I Can Read story geared for children just learning to read
  • Created by New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey of Fiona the Hippo; A Very Fiona Christmas; Fiona, It’s Bedtime; Legend of the Candy Cane; Bad Dog, Marley; and A Very Marley Christmas fame


Fiona Plays Soccer is one title in the I Can Read brand that focuses on Fiona the hippo. Other titles include:

  • Meet Fiona
  • Fiona Saves the Day
  • Fantastic Fiona
  • Fiona and the Rainy Day
  • Fiona’s Train Ride
  • Fiona Goes to School
  • Fiona Gets the Sniffles

Product Details

  • Imprint: Zonderkidz
  • On Sale: 2023-01-10
  • Pages: 32
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz
  • Series: I Can Read! / A Fiona the Hippo Book
  • Publication Date: 2023-01-10
  • Trim Size: 160.000mm x 235.000mm x 8.000mm
  • Weight: 199.000gr
  • Category 1 : EDUCATION / Home Schooling
  • Category 2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Zoos
  • Category 3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Soccer
  • Category 4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Beginner
  • Category 5 : FICTION / Romance / Clean & Wholesome