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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Lucy Zeezou
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y separately published work icon Lucy Zeezou's Goal Liz Deep-Jones , North Sydney : Random House , 2008 Z1517277 2008 single work children's fiction children's

'Everyone seems to have plans for Lucy's future. But will she get the chance to pursue her own dreams on the pitch? On the soccer pitch, Lucy Zoffi, nicknamed Zeezou by her team mates, is known as the smiling assassin - a star striker who consistently scores goals. Her right boot is like a magnet to the goal. Playing soccer, or football as it's known globally, is her passion and it's her dream to one day represent her country in the Olympics and the World Cup, just like her Dad, Paulo - a former Italian international soccer legend. But he has no idea about Lucy's love for football as he opposes girls playing the sport and that when it comes to the crunch she wants to play for Australia not his native Italy.

'Her mum, Freda thinks that Lucy is following in her footsteps in front of the camera. A model in her youth, Freda defied the odds, coming from a dysfunctional family in Sydney's Kings Cross to become one of Australia's leading models. She dreamed of becoming a supermodel on the international stage but never made it. She is living her dream through Lucy, pushing her to reach for the stars.

'Lucy's dream nearly comes true when she's about to be named in the national squad but her secret football life comes unstuck. How does she manage to chase her dream? Does she continue leading a double life? Or does she give up her dream and reluctantly follow her parent's wishes into the modelling world?' (From the publisher's website.)

y separately published work icon Lucy Zeezou's Glamour Game Liz Deep-Jones , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2010 Z1732688 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'Lucy's finally come clean to her parents about her football dreams, but her elation is short-lived. Her football legend father, Paolo, isn't doing anything to quash rumours that he has a secret son from a past relationship. Is it game-over for Lucy's parents? As if that's not enough, Lucy's best friend Bella is jealous that Lucy is spending so much time with her team mate, Max. It looks like Bella's made friends with the school bully - and Lucy's on-pitch rival - as revenge.

'There's a reason Lucy is hanging out with Max. He's finally found a loving home with his uncle, but is struggling to adjust to family life. Can Lucy help Max find a place in the football world - and avoid going back to the streets? With all her worry about Max's chances, Lucy is neglecting to look out for her own. She might have messed up her trial for the state team, and she hasn't heard back from the football academy yet either.

'Her ex-model mother Frida might just have something to do with that. Frida's organised a new shoot in Milan for the Love Lucy brand. She says she wants them to get away from all their worries. A fantasy fashion shoot in the Piazza del Duomo is certainly a distraction - especially when friends and family arrive unexpectedly.' (From the publisher's website.)

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