From the publisher:
The Incredible Joke Book is part of 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. Get ready to laugh your football socks off with this side-splitting joke book.
What's a striker's favourite magic routine? A hat trick!
Why was the peacock sent off? It was a professional fowl
What's a chip-lover's top footie show? Catch of the Day, with Gary Vinegar
Packed with great gags about silly stars, team titters and naughty nicknames, this is the perfect gift to give any football fan the giggles
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.