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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World

Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton

Regular price $10.31

From the publisher:

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.

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 Pele's bestselling autobiography.

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.

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.

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Walker Books
20 x 13 cm
Paperback
208 pages
May 2018
English
9781406379211