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.
A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through 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 by Spike Gerrell and filled with laugh-out-loud gags, this is the perfect book to teach children about the world in a fun and engaging way.
‘Football School: Season 1’ was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards in 2017
‘This book will spark a love of learning in any child who reads it. It is intelligent, inspiring, funny, and deserves a large audience!’ – Martyn Heather, Head of Education and Welfare, Premier League
‘This book is a superb way for children to learn about such diverse subjects as geography, maths and psychology.’ – Marcus Christenson, The Guardian
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