Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

Author:   Alex Bellos ,  Ben Lyttleton ,  Spike Gerrell
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9781406373400


Pages:   208
Publication Date:   04 May 2017
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 12 years
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through football. The first book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads. When do footballers poo? Can you play football on Mars? What is a magic sponge? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as history, geography, biology and maths. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football. Your coaches at Football School, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, are journalists, broadcasters and award-winning science and sports writers. Their knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging writing make them the perfect team to teach you how to score with your head.

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Author:   Alex Bellos ,  Ben Lyttleton ,  Spike Gerrell
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
Imprint:   Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.40cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.204kg
ISBN:  

9781406373400


ISBN 10:   1406373400
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   04 May 2017
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  General/trade ,  Children / Juvenile ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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'This book will spark a love of learning in any child who reads it. It is intelligent, inspiring, funny, and deserves a large audience!' Martyn Heather, Head of Education and Welfare, Premier League 'The perfect book to get football-mad kids enthusiastic about reading' Paul Brackwell, Head of Education, Aston Villa Football Club Am very jealous of Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton - I fear they have a bestseller here. Section on poo is especially good. Simon Kuper, Financial Times This book is superb way for children to learn about such diverse subjects as geography, maths and psychology. I have really enjoyed reading it with my seven-year-old son - and he's not the only one who has been learning a lot Marcus Christenson, Football Editor, The Guardian Have you got football-loving kids? This got a massive thumbs-up from mine. Recommended reading. Amy Lawrence, The Observer


'This book will spark a love of learning in any child who reads it. It is intelligent, inspiring, funny, and deserves a large audience!' * Martyn Heather, Head of Education and Welfare, Premier League * 'The perfect book to get football-mad kids enthusiastic about reading' * Paul Brackwell, Head of Education, Aston Villa Football Club * Am very jealous of Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton - I fear they have a bestseller here. Section on poo is especially good. * Simon Kuper, Financial Times * This book is superb way for children to learn about such diverse subjects as geography, maths and psychology. I have really enjoyed reading it with my seven-year-old son - and he's not the only one who has been learning a lot * Marcus Christenson, Football Editor, The Guardian * Have you got football-loving kids? This got a massive thumbs-up from mine. Recommended reading. * Amy Lawrence, The Observer *


Author Information

Alex Bellos writes about maths for the Guardian and is the author of two works of popular science, Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass as well as the mathematical colouring book Snowflake Seashell Star. He has also written Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, which was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year, and he ghost-wrote Pele's bestselling autobiography. He lives in West London. Ben Lyttleton is a journalist, broadcaster and football consultant. He is the author of Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty and his football articles have been published in over 20 countries. He is a director of Soccernomics, a football consultancy that helps teams improve their performance. He lives in North London. Spike Gerrell is a prolific cartoonist known for his spiky-nosed illustrations. His work has been published in the New Scientist, Independent, Times Educational Supplement and Guardian. Spike lives in North London.

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