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Lottie the Little Wonder

Girls can't play tennis as well as boys?  What a lot of NONSENSE!"

Lottie is DETERMINED to show that girls can be just as good as sports as boys. She runs and jumps and leaps after the ball - playing tennis makes Lottie feel WONDERFUL. After beating her brothers, she eventually goes on to reach the finals of the most important tennis competition of them all - WIMBLEDON!


Can she continue her winning streak to become the world's first female sports SUPERSTAR? NEVER underestimate what girls can do!

Inspired by the real-life story of extraordinary athlete Lottie Dod, this new story for Barrington Stoke's Little Gems series has beautiful artwork by Ella Okstad.

'A lively account of the real-life tennis star... A dauntless, inspiring little story for 5+' - Imogen Russell Williams, The Guardian


Test your tennis knowledge with this Lottie inspired puzzle activity

Dressing up

Tips and ideas for dressing up as Lottie for World Book Day

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Sporting heroines

Check out my booklist of more great books with heroines who love sport

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