The Fact or Fiction Behind Football by Adam Sutherland
  

Synopsis

The Fact or Fiction Behind Football by Adam Sutherland

This fact-filled book takes popular notions and ideas about football and examines where the myth came from, how or why it has become well known, and finally whether it really is true or false! It looks at statements like: 'World War One was stopped for a game of football' or 'A player was murdered for scoring an own goal'. Each statement is evaluated and then awarded a Truth or Busted stamp at the end of each entry. The title also has fascinating features such as highest transfer fees around the world or cool David Beckham facts, as well as a mini quiz on football teams and their grounds!

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Will be enjoyed by all football fans, young or old, and will give them plenty to talk about. Parents In Touch A fun, child-friendly style theschoolrun.com

About the Author

Adam Sutherland is an award-winning journalist and non-fiction writer with over 20 years' experience in the industry. He has written for publications including The Observer, Wired and Esquire magazines, and has won the PPA Specialist Writer of the Year Award for his coverage of sport, and a BSME award for Young Writer of the Year. He started his writing career covering bands and music for style magazines The Face, i-D and Arena, but more recently has expanded to cover film, new media and business. He has written a series of business titles for young adults on companies such as Nike, Google and Facebook, and biographies of rapper Jay-Z and Apple founder Steve Jobs.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Adam Sutherland
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th February 2014

ISBN

9780750281591


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