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Book Title: Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Details: Author: Bellos, Alex

Reading Age: 8 - 9

Publisher: Walker Books

ISBN-13: 9781406379563

Number of pages: 176

Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.2 x 19.8 cm

Retail Price: €12.81

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Book Details

The third book in the bestselling series 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. Learn the maths behind the coin toss, how a good night's sleep helps you perform better on the pitch, the history of trophies, the biology of the foot and about animal mascots from around the world. 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.

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 PelÚ'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.

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."

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