Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)
  • Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)
  • Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)
  • Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)
  • Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)
  • Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)
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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World - Football School (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 31/08/2017
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The second book in the groundbreaking Football School Season 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.

A journalist, author and mathematician, Alex Bellos was, for a time, the Guardian’s South American correspondent during which time he wrote Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life. Since returning to the UK he’s concentrated on writing about maths and science, writing the bestselling popular science books Alex’s Adventures in NumberlandAlex Through the Looking GlassCan You Solve My Problems and the forthcoming Puzzle Ninja. He is also the author of a football series for children, Football School Season.

Ben Lyttleton is a sport's journalist, broadcaster and author of Twelve Yards and Edge: What Business Can Learn from Football. He is also a consultant for Soccernomics

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406367256
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm


MEDIA 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 *

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