Alex Bellos Football School 3 Book Set

Alex Bellos Football School 3 Book Set

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Football School by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton

3 Book Set

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New Paperbacks


Included:

Where Football Rules the World

Where Football Saves the World

Where Football Tackles the World


Where Football Rules the World

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.


Where Football Saves the World

The second book in the groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers 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 is a vomitory? When do footballers wee? Where do goalkeepers let in chickens? When did women start playing football? You'll 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.


Where Football Tackles the World

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.


New paperback books published by Walker

Book dimensions: 20 cm x 13 cm

About the authors:

Alex Bellos writes about maths for the Guardian and is the author of several bestselling popular science books. He has also written Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, which was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year, and he ghost-wrote Pelé's bestselling autobiography. He lives in West London.

Ben Lyttleton is an author, broadcaster and consultant to professional football clubs. He is the author of Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty and Edge: What Business Can Learn from Football. 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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