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Football books for Euro 2016

Against all odds, Leicester City have lifted the Premier League trophy. Will Crystal Palace be able to join in with the underdog story when they face Manchester United in 2016’s FA Cup Final? Hot on the heels of the nation’s favourite tournament will be the event every football fan in the continent has been waiting for – Euro 2016 in France.

football books for fans of all ages during Euro 2016

Kicking off on 10 June, the event finds four of the home nations battling for the prestigious trophy. Will Jamie Vardy be having an international party come mid-July?

As we await the feast of football, we thought it would be a good time to look at the football books available at Book People. All available at back-of-the-net prices, there’s something for footy fans of all ages.

Euro 2016



Twenty-four teams will be battling it out during June and July and this book provides profiles of all of them – and their key players.




Usborne Football Sticker and Colouring Book



This provides little fans with an introduction to the ‘Beautiful Game’ and has stickers to stick and activities to enjoy.




Frankie’s Magic Football Collection



Written by England legend Frank Lampard, these books combine football with magic and adventure. Perfect for ages 5 plus.



The Vision Book of Football Records 2016



With a bright and bold design, this book is crammed full of facts, stats, records and amazing footy feats.





The Football Manager Guide to Football Management



We’ve all been there… desperate for those title-winning three points after hours (days) spent in front of a screen playing Football Manager. But how much does this most of addictive of games actually represent real-life management?




Match! Joke and Fact Book Set



From striking facts to goal-den jokes, these two books are great for dipping in and out of between matches during the European Championships.



Match of the Day: 365



A trip down memory lane for football supporters, this looks at some of the controversial decisions, game-changing transfers and last-minute victories that have occurred on every day of the year during the Premier League era.

Books to keep kids busy this summer!

With the summer now in full swing, we thought we’d take a look at some of the brilliant activity books for children that are available from the Book People right now. Full of exciting things to do that will help starve off boredom, there’s bound to be something that will appeal to a child you know.

A very stylish looking book from the experts at Usborne, The Holiday Activity Book is packed with puzzles, ideas for things to make and do, facts and hilarious jokes. Also from Usborne, Write Your Own Story Book is the perfect inspiration for any child who loves making up their own stories. Full of hints and tips, the book offers practical suggestions for creating different points of view and conjuring up believable characters, settings and fascinating storylines. For those who love to colour in, The Nature Colouring Pack contains three colouring books dedicated to birds, flowers and butterflies. With double-page spreads and information and full-colour artwork on one side, children can either copy the colours as they fill in the black-and-white duplicate, or create their own dazzling displays of colour. A great way of learning while also having fun!

Drawing, Doodling and Colouring for Boys and Drawing, Doodling and Colouring for Girls are full of exciting and imaginative ideas. Both books are sure to encourage lots of drawing and doodle-tastic activities! For those rainy days, what could be better for kids than the chance to build their own rocket or robot? Now thanks to Make It! Rocket and Make It! Robot, they have the chance to do just that. Interactive stories full of fascinating facts, they’ll quickly become favourites!

Holiday Activity Book

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