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Soccer School Season 1: Where Soccer Explains (Rules) the World (Paperback)

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Description


At Soccer School, every lesson revolves around one thing: soccer!

Coaches (and authors) Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton cleverly use the lens of soccer to immerse kids in math, geography, biology, and more. Loaded with awesome true stories and science, the first book in the Soccer School series is illustrated throughout with cartoons that will have young soccer fans laughing out loud. Quizzes at the end of each chapter keep readers on their toes as they learn some truly weird trivia, like the hidden meaning behind a team’s uniform colors, how you might play soccer on Mars, or even the most opportune time for players to go to the bathroom. Entertaining and informative, this book is sure to score a goal with soccer fanatics everywhere (when they’re not on the field, of course).

About the Author


Alex Bellos writes about math, science, and soccer. He is the author of Futebol:the Brazilian Way of Life in addition to being the ghostwriter of a best-selling autobiography about soccer superstar Pelé. Alex Bellos lives in London.

Ben Lyttleton is a journalist, newscaster,and soccer consultant. He is the author of Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty Kick. He lives in London.

Spike Gerrell is an illustrator and cartoonist whose work has been published in the Guardian, New Scientist, and the Independent. He lives in London.

Praise For…


Irreverent, inappropriate, and irresistible, this import from England will attract soccer fans—some, perhaps, who may have been recently indoctrinated due to all the World Cup mania—like a magnet, and entice browsers as well. There's a sequel already in the works, promising at least some coverage of women's soccer, so be prepared.
—Booklist

Readers will gravitate to this charming, cross-curricular approach to one of the world’s most popular sports... Aside from assisting soccer-loving students that may complain about how certain subjects “apply” to their lives, it can also show young fans a myriad of career options aside from professional play, like coaching, sports photography, and nutrition.
—School Library Connection

“Fantastic work, brilliantly done. I’ve never seen my kids devour books more quickly or repeatedly.”
—Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers


Product Details
ISBN: 9781536208351
ISBN-10: 1536208353
Publisher: Walker Books US
Publication Date: March 26th, 2019
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Soccer School

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