Reading Stars: The players' picks

Twenty Premier League players launch Reading Stars scheme

  • Arsenal: Theo Walcott. Children's book - TJ and the Hat-trick by Theo Walcott. Adults' book - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling.
  • Aston Villa: Barry Bannan. Children's book - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Adults' book - David Beckham: My Side by David Beckham.
  • Blackburn Rovers: Ryan Nelsen. Children's book - Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck! by Kyle Mewburn. Adults' book - The Marks of Cain by Tom Know.
  • Bolton: Stuart Holden. Children's book - The Twits by Roald Dahl. Adults' book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
  • Chelsea: Josh McEachran. Children's book - Mr Messy by Roger Hargreaves. Adults' book - El Diego by Diego Maradona.
  • Everton: Tim Cahill. Children's book - BFG by Roald Dahl. Adults' book - The Smell of Football by Mick Rathbone.
  • Fulham: Mark Schwarzer. Children's book - Megs and the Vootball Kids by Neil Montagnana-Wallace and Mark Schwarzer. Adults' book - Destined To Live by Ruth Greuner.
  • Liverpool: Charlie Adam. Children's book - Quack! Quack! by Roger Priddy. Adults' book - May I have your attention please? by James Corden.
  • Manchester City: Owen Hargreaves. Children's book - The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss. Adults' book - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
  • Manchester United: Chris Smalling. Children's book - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling. Adults' book - The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.
  • Newcastle: Mike Williamson. Children's book - Meg and Mog by Helen Nicoll. Adults' book - Bob Wilson's Ultimate Collection of Sporting Lingo by Bob Wilson.
  • Norwich: David Fox. Children's book - The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson. Adults' book - Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre.
  • QPR: Joey Barton (QPR). Children's book - The Witches by Roald Dahl. Adults' book - Dracula by Bram Stoker.
  • Stoke: Carlo Nash. Children's book - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Adults' book - Family Adventures in Style by Dr Jill Nash and Carlo Nash.
  • Sunderland: John O'Shea. Children's book - Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl. Adults' book - The Runaway Jury by John Grisham.
  • Swansea: Leon Britton. Children's book - James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Adults' book - An Idiot Abroad by Karl Pilkington.
  • Tottenham: Niko Kranjcar. Children's book - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling. Adults' book - To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
  • West Brom: Paul Scharner. Children's book - The Gruffalo's Child/The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson. Adults' book - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas.
  • Wigan: Chris Kirkland. Children's book - Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton. Adults' book - Thinking Outside the Box by Brad Friedel.
  • Wolves: Stephen Ward. Children's book - The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson. Adults' book - Digital Fortress by Dan Brown.

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