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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World Spike Gerrell

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World By Spike Gerrell

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World by Spike Gerrell


$13.69
Condition - Very Good
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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World Summary

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World by Spike Gerrell

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.

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World Reviews

"Innovative, entertaining [...]" * The Bookseller *
"We love this book series!" * Match of the Day Weekly *
"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, 4 star review * The Irish Sun *
"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 *
"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." * LoveReading *
"Lots of Football publishing ahead of the World Cup but the creative, highly entertaining Football School series is my top pick. [...] crammed with true stories, jokes and cartoons about football [...]" * The Bookseller, One to Watch *
"[...] the Football School series from Walker is great for those kids who aren't into fiction. Using football to teach kids about the world around them, with chapters on biology, maths and history they're quirky, funny and genuinely engaging. I can't say that about many of the reference books from my childhood." * The Bookseller *
"Funny, informative, and hugely entertaining, it is recommended for fans of non-fiction books." * BookTrust *

About Spike Gerrell

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.

Additional information

GOR008912594
9781406367256
1406367257
Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World by Spike Gerrell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Walker Books Ltd
2017-08-31
208
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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