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Written by Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
Illustrated by Spike Gerrell
Part of the Football School SeriesWrite A Review
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The fourth book in the bestselling series that teaches you amazing facts 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! Discover when robots play football, where the highest ever football match took place, how referees keep time in matches and what llamas and professional footballers have in common. With hilarious illustrations throughout and laugh-out-loud gags, this is the perfect book for football-mad children everywhere.
Praise for the series;
Packed with even more amazing football facts, cartoons, jokes and real-life stories to intrigue and entertain. The Week Junior
We love this book series! Match of the Day Weekly
The hilarious follow-up to the first Football School book I packed with even more amazing football facts, cartoons, jokes and real-life stories to intrigue and entertain. The Week Junior
A mix of cheeky text and fun cartoons [...] Perfect for getting kids to not just pick up a book but get hooked on subjects the might find a bore in class. The Irish Sun
Innovative, entertaining The Bookseller
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
My 8-year-old daughter can't put this down. It's brilliant! Raphael Honigstein, The Guardian
This brilliant new book is a treasure trove of fascinating football facts and trivia The Week Junior
A veritable treasure trove for footie mad kids (and adults) Justine Roberts, CEO and Founder, Mumsnet
|Publication date:||5th September 2019|
|Author:||Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
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 ...More About Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
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