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Football School Season 4: Where Football Explains the World

By Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton
Illustrated by Spike Gerrell

From the bestselling Football School series, which teaches you about the world through football, packed with superstar stories, fun facts and laugh-out-loud illustrations.

From the bestselling Football School series, which teaches you about the world through football, packed with superstar stories, fun facts and laugh-out-loud illustrations. Perfect for readers 7+ and recommended by the National Literacy Trust, BookTrust, the Premier League and parents and teachers. 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.

  • Over 90,000 copies of the series sold through TCM.
  • The fourth book in the Football School series which promotes immersive learning and literacy. Ideal for reluctant readers.
  • Football School series shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards 2017 and Laugh Out Loud 2018 Book Awards

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: 9781406392937
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 7, 2020
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 208pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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