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Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

By Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
Illustrated by Spike Gerrell

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.

  • Over 50,000 copies of the series sold through TCM.
  • Book 1 shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards.
  • Series of high profile events with clubs including Liverpool FC.

About the author

Alex Bellos writes about maths and puzzles for the Guardian and is the bestselling author of Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass, as well as two mathematical colouring 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 a journalist, broadcaster and football consultant. He is the author of Edge and 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.

About the illustrator

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.

ISBN: 9781406386400
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 1, 2019
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 176pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 13/05/19 at 05:48:06
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