Sport Books for Children

Football Books for Kids

  • Ultimate Football Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786069634 - Matt & Tom Oldfield
    FLEG 7 years +
    Matt & Tom Oldfield
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Our brand new Football Legends collection showcases and celebrates the lives, careers and skills of 10 world-famous footballers including Harry Kane, Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Aguero.

    With appealing artwork and a narrative account of each player's glittering career, these books will delight any footy fan and are a great way of getting children into reading - especially those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    These goal-den biographies are available at a back-of-the-net price and capture the action and excitement of the Beautiful Game in all its glory.

    Format: paperback
  • AQAYM 7 years +
    Roy Apps
    7 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? David had a dream -- to play for Manchester United. This is the story of David's early years and his break through into Manchester United's first team.
  • AXAVO 9 years +
    Clive Gifford
    9 years +
    • £7.19
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    Whether you are taking part or just watching, football is an exciting and dramatic sport. Discover everything you need to know about it from training to playing. Brilliant step-by-step photography will help you perfect your technique, while profiles and stats tell you more about the world's greatest players.
  • APZAL 9 years +
    Hachette Children's Books
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    Find out how to perfect your skills, from dribbling and passing to scoring and saving goals, play competitively for a club and expand your abilities into captaining a team. Whether you're new to football or looking to develop your skills, this book will tell you everything you need to know, from finding out what are the best things about being able to play football well to discovering what it takes to become a champion footballer. Discover advice from experts and top tips on how to improve, plus a quiz so you can find out how mad about football you really are! The Mad About series of books helps children age 8+ perfect a variety of hobbies and skills, from art and cartoons to football and gymnastics.
  • ACGUL 4 years +
    Paul Nicholls
    4 years +
    • £5.89
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    Perfect for any football-crazy child, The Football Sticker Book from Usborne is packed full of sporty scenes that can be filled in with over 350 colourful stickers. Scenes range from players working hard at the training ground, preparing themselves for the match and finally embarking on a victory parade. The book also contains blank football kit stickers for children to colour in with their favourite team's colours!

  • AEHDD 7 years +
    Clive Gifford
    7 years +
    • £8.89
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    Football is the world's most popular sport globally, more than 240 million people play the game regularly. This colourful and exciting book is the essential guide to soccer, offering easy-to-follow instruction that is sure to improve the all-round play of any young football player, from passing and dribbling to shooting, defending, goalkeeping and tactics. The detailed practical advice is enhanced by spreads about the all-time great players, the FIFA World Cup and unusual versions of the sport.
  • AJDAS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.29
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    This is the ultimate guide to football for today's internet generation. Just in time for FIFA World Cup 2014, the reissue of Eyewitness Football will help your child learn everything they want to know about 'the beautiful game'. Revised and updated with stats from the 2010 World Cup tournament, plus an exciting new cover. They'll become a footie aficionado with this premier guide to the world's favourite sport, it's history, tactics, teams, superstars and supporters. Packed with fun facts, from why gloves make a goalkeeper's job easier, to why heading a ball in the 1870s could be deadly. Plus, they can discover more about football from the giant pull-out wall chart and use it to decorate their room. Great for projects or just for fun, Eyewitness Football has been updated with fresh images and information to help take your child's knowledge of football to the next level.
  • AKATH 7 years +
    Macmillan Children's Books
    7 years +
    • £4.49
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    Hundreds of the most hilarious football jokes around. Perfect for football fans to enjoy in between those all-important World Cup games, Premier League matches and European Cup finals. When is a footballer like a baby? When he dribbles. Who's in goal when the ghost team plays football? The ghoulie, of course Why is a football crowd learning to sing like a person opening a tin of sardines? They both have trouble with the key. What goes stomp, stomp, stomp, squelch? An elephant with wet football boots. How does an octopus go on to a football pitch? Well-armed! How can a footballer stop his nose running? Put out a foot and trip it up. What's the best day for a footballer to eat bacon and eggs for breakfast? Fry-day.
  • ARKGE 8 years +
    Michael Hurley
    8 years +
    • £12.89
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    Here readers will discover some of the most fascinating and unusual facts about football. The book reveals the highest scoring game, the largest ball in the world, the greatest male and female players, and much more!
  • BCXTA
    Tony Bradman
    • £5.89
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    When football legend Joe Ramsey agrees to coach their team, Danny, Lewis and Jamil are delighted! But Coach Ramsey is tough. Very tough. Can the boys survive the pressures of the team and still enjoy the game? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 8+
  • BHVWW 7 years +
    Tom Palmer
    7 years +
    • £5.39
    • RRP £5.99
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    Ben is at his happiest playing for United and is getting top marks from the coach. But every day at school is a trial for Ben, as he struggles to hide a huge secret from his teachers and classmates. Ben's secret is starting to affect his game - can he swallow his pride and ask for help before he sidelines himself - for good?
  • ADBVA 5 years +
    Tom Palmer
    5 years +
    • £5.89
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    This is the fifth book in the fast-paced "Football Academy" series. James has been a junior player at United for a long time. Everyone expects him to follow in his dad's footsteps and play for England one day. But James isn't so sure. He has something he wants to do even more than football. Something that means he would have to give up football. The problem is he doesn't want to disappoint his dad. At a tournament in London, where he is pitched against Arsenal and Chelsea players, James finally makes his mind up.
  • BKKFZ 8 years +
    Paul Mason
    8 years +
    (1)
    • £12.99
    Football can bring moments of joy and huge emotion. It can also bring moments of supreme weirdness! Some of football's oddest stories are almost too strange to be believed. From a match halted by bees, to a player being sent off for farting, this book uncovers some of the strangest true stories in the history of the sport. It's a great fun read for any football fan aged 8+. If you enjoyed this book, why not look out for Strange but True: Sport.
  • AAJWD 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
    • £12.89
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    It's the day of the big cup final - and it's a very noisy match! Little hands won't be able to resist pressing the buttons to make all the football sounds in this exciting book. Strong picture tabs allow scenes to be located quickly and easily.
  • ABOSW 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.69
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    Get ready to be inspired, and learn to how to...football! If you have ever dreamt about being the next David Beckham or Ronaldo, then "How to ...Football" is the perfect guide to set you on course for success. This book shows you 'how to' with simple step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions; from coaching tips and practice drills devised by professional coaches, to key match day tactics, including attacking, defending and movement without the ball. You'll also discover all about your favourite star players, as well as information on competitions, venues, and football's greatest moments. With this exciting new "How to..." series you'll learn how to be a football superstar in no time.
  • ADSMY 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    • £6.89
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    The Story of Football is part of the popular Young Reading series and has recently been reissued in hardback. The exciting book also comes with an audio CD that will add to the atmosphere. Developed in association with reading expert Alison Kelly from Roehampton University, this book will help football-crazy young readers grow in confidence and reading ability!

  • ADWCZ 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    • £4.89
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    This is a brand new addition to "Usborne Young Reading Series 2", which is aimed at children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, and helps build confidence and ability. It takes a lively and engaging look at football through the ages, from the Roman army to the modern day premiership, including when the first matches kicked off, why the first rules developed and how rugby and American Football were born. It is humorously illustrated throughout by Paddy Mounter. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
  • AGUQY 5 years +
    Daisy Meadows
    5 years +
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    The Sporty Fairies are in need of Rachel and Kirsty's help. Everyone in Fairyland is preparing for the Fairy Olympics, but Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the magic sporty items so they can win by cheating! What's more, with the items missing, everyone in the human world is playing sports really badly, and so the human Olympics is in danger of being ruined too! Francesca needs the girls' help to get her Magic Football back...
  • AODRQ 7 years +
    Dominic Bliss
    7 years +
    • £9.89
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    If you love to play football, at school or with your friends, then My First Football Book is for you. From warm-ups and starting-positions, to sports etiquette, the pitch and your clothes, the Get Started chapter runs through all of the basics about how to play the game. Then it is time to practise your skills! Pass, dribble, shoot, tackle, volley and head the ball into the goal with the Football Skills & Drills chapter. You will also learn how to execute the perfect corner, throw-in, penalty and much more. Finally, out-smart all of your friends and family with the Tactics - Playing to Win chapter. You will learn how to defend and attack with ease, giving you that extra edge when you're playing a game! Along with rules, tips, and tactics, My First Football Book also contains drills for you to try out so that you can practise your new, awesome soccer skills.
  • APOWP 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
    • £4.89
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    Young football fanatics will have great fun using the stickers provided to fill the pictures with all the goals and glory of the beautiful game. With over 150 stickers of footballers, footballs and football fans to add to the busy scenes, this title helps children to develop their manual dexterity whilst having fun.
  • APOZM 5 years +
    Sam Taplin
    5 years +
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
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    A very simple colouring book for little children, featuring a range of scenes showing football players, matches and fans. Includes stickers to add to every page.
  • ADBXC 7 years +
    Rhodri Crooks
    7 years +
    • £5.89
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    Did you hear that Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy are releasing a song together? They're calling themselves Goals Allowed. This is a fab and funny joke book full of footballing jokes, anecdotes, cartoons and other crazy stuff to get you giggling!
  • AJDLO 7 years +
    John Goodwin
    7 years +
    • £9.39
    • RRP £10.99
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    Four goal-scoring books in one! *Mark's Dream Team *Nice One, Sam! *There's Only One Danny Ogle *The Worst Team in the World Kick it, pass it, head it, cross it, live it, dream it - SCORE! If you're mad about football, you'd be mad to miss this book! Four awesome stories about all kinds of players - some great, some rubbish, some fair, some foul - all MAD ABOUT FOOTBALL! Whether you like to play football, watch football, wear your team's shirt, or just love kicking a ball around the garden, there's a story in here for you. Black and white illustrations throughout.
  • AJMIK 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.89
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    Join the Mr Men and Little Misses as they put on their football boots, blow their whistles and go for goal in a crazy game of football! This is a game in which anything could happen, and does...With Little Miss Bossy as umpire, Mr Bump injured in hospital and Mr Greedy's huge half-time snack, this is football, Mr Men style! Choose stickers of your favourite characters to complete the scenes of football mayhem!