Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton - Author

About the Author

Alex Bellos is a bestselling writer and broadcaster. He writes about maths and puzzles 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 at the British Book Awards, and he ghost-wrote Pele's Number 1 bestselling autobiography. He lives in North London. Explore Alex Bellos' website here.

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 articles about football have been published in The Sunday Times, Guardian, TIME International, Sports Illustrated and FIFA Weekly among others. He is a director of Soccernomics, a football consultancy that helps clubs and governing bodies improve performance and save money. He lives in North London. Follow Ben Lyttleton on Twitter here.

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Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Author: Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the world through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football. What colour are Cristiano Ronaldo's pyjamas? How many bones are there in the human foot? And why is that dodo alive and kicking? The third book in the bestselling series teaches children about history, maths, geography and biology through football, facts and fun. With side-splitting cartoons and multiple choice quizzes, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves football.

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Author: Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Format: Electronic book text Release Date: 06/09/2018

The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the world through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football. Learn the maths behind the coin toss, how a good night's sleep helps you perform better on the pitch, the history of trophies, the biology of the foot and about animal mascots from around the world. 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.

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Author: Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2018

The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the world through football.This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football. Learn the maths behind the coin toss, how a good night's sleep helps you perform better on the pitch, the history of trophies, the biology of the foot and about animal mascots from around the world. 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.

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World

Author: Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Format: eBook Release Date: 07/09/2017

The second book in the groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through the prism of football.This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads. Why are footballs round? When do footballers wee? Where are red cards from? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history. 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.

Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

Author: Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Format: eBook Release Date: 01/09/2016

A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through the prism of football.A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through the prism of 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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