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Football fans will love the facts and information included in Book People's hand-picked children's football books. These football books for kids are great for younger readers before they move onto our adult football books!

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Football Books for Kids

Football fans will love the facts and information included in Book People's hand-picked children's football books. These football books for kids are great for younger readers before they move onto our adult football books!

  • FTBL 8 years +

    Ultimate Football Heroes Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Matt and Tom Oldfield

    Hand-picked favourites
    Our all-new Ultimate Football Heroes collection showcases and celebrates the lives, careers and skills of 10 of the world's best footballers including Tottenham and England's Harry Kane, FA Cup 2019 Man of the Match Kevin De Bruyne and World Cup 2018 sensation Kylian Mbappe.

    With engaging cover artwork and a narrative account of each player's career, these books will delight any young football fan and offer 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. They are a must for any young footy fanatic!
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
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  • UFHK 8 years +

    Ultimate Football Heroes: Harry Kane (Paperback)

    Matt and Tom Oldfield

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    A narrative account of Harry Kane's career and achievements. From his release by Arsenal at the age of just 9 to his loan spells and subsequent successes with Tottenham Hotspur and England , this is a thrilling story for children who love football. It will even appeal to those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • AJREJ 5 years +

    Usborne 50 Football Skills (Paperback)

    A handy, pocket-sized book packed with skills and tricks to improve your young star's technique on the pitch. It covers all areas of the 'Beautiful Game' - from attacking and defending to the complexities of the offside rule!

    Each football skill is illustrated with action photographs, detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions.
    • £6.89
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  • BOLZU

    Match! Football Puzzles (Paperback)

    MATCH

    Packed with brilliant footy puzzles from the makers of the UK's best football magazine! Includes spot the difference puzzles, wordsearches, true or false puzzles, crosswords, wordfits, player and team quizzes, anagrams, transfer trackers, odd one out puzzles and loads more! Test your football knowledge!
    • £4.79
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  • AKATH 7 years +

    Football Jokes (Paperback)

    Macmillan Children's Books

    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.
    • £4.49
    • RRP £4.99
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  • BUPCK

    Smith (Ultimate Football Heroes) (Paperback)

    Charlotte Browne

    Meet Kelly Smith - Ultimate Football Hero. By the time Kelly Smith was nine years old, she was already so good she was running rings around the boys at her local club and scoring goals for fun. But angry parents complained she was making their sons look silly, and Kelly had to move to a girls' team. From that day, she knew she had to be twice as skillful and brave as any boy to succeed in the game she loved. Smith is the story of how the girl from Watford refused to be held back, and became an Arsenal superstar and the England women's national team's top scorer. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £5.89
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  • BPPDF

    Road to the World Cup (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    In this special limited edition book, live the journeys of six football heroes as they begin down the road to World Cup glory. Learn how star players Harry Kane, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Manuel Neuer and Paul Pogba, stepped up for their national sides, and brought them through qualification - ready to go head to head for the 2018 World Cup.
    • £4.79
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  • BUYXI

    De Bruyne - Collect Them All! (Ultimate Football Heroes) (Paperback)

    Matt Oldfield

    Meet Kevin de Bruyne - Ultimate Football Hero. Kevin de Bruyne is arguably Manchester City's best player. This is the story of how the young Belgian rose through the ranks, worked hard despite the difficulties he faced along the way, and showed courage and determination to prove his skill in the world's toughest league. His versatility, technique and goal-scoring ability to have allowed him to become a midfielder like no other this season. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £4.79
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  • BQHRY

    Match! Build Your Own Club (Paperback)

    Macmillan Children's Books

    A fantastic colour, fill-in-and-keep football activity book from the makers of Match! magazine. Match! Build Your Own Club makes you the owner of your very own football club! You are in charge. Choose a team name, design your kit, draw your badge, create your mascot, pick your stadium, select your manager and choose your players -then use stickers to track their progress through the football season.
    • £4.79
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  • BXZGF

    Silva (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    Meet David Silva - Ultimate Football Hero David Silva is Manchester City's greatest ever midfielder. As he played his way from the Spanish coast to the top of the Premier League, his silky skills earned him the nickname 'El Mago' - the magician. This is the exciting story of how the boy from Valencia used his midfield magic to launch Manchester City to dominating the Premier League winner, and drove Spain forward to become World and European Champions. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £4.79
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  • BYMTJ

    Messi (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All! (Paperback)

    Tom Oldfield

    Meet Messi - Ultimate Football Hero. . . 'The Barcelona fans were already standing - they had seen the things that Lionel could do with the ball at his feet.' Lionel Messi is a legend - Barcelona's star player and the world's best footballer. But when was young, he was so small that his friends called him 'Little Leo' and coaches worried he wasn't big enough. Yet through bravery, talent and hard work, he proved them wrong. Messi tells the magical story of how the tiniest boy in South America grew up to become the greatest player on earth. Have you read them all?
    • £4.79
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  • BHBAC 7 years +

    Ultimate Football Heroes: Coutinho (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    Meet Philippe Coutinho, Ultimate Football Hero. 'Philippe took a deep breath, shut his eyes and listened to the Anfield roar. The Liverpool stadium had the best atmosphere in the whole world.' Coutinho follows the Brazilian football wonder on his stunning path from the backyards of Rio de Janeiro to the bright lights of Milan and the historic city of Liverpool. This is a truly inspiring story of a playmaker that constantly pushes his team towards success, with his fast pace, silky skills and incredible agility as Liverpool's Number 10. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £5.89
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  • BNGBD

    Gerrard (Paperback)

    Matt Oldfield

    'Liverpool Champions of Europe. Stevie was on top of the world.' Gerrard tells of how a young boy from Merseyside would go on to captain his club for over a decade, inspiring their legendary Champions League and FA Cup wins along the way. This is the story of Steven Gerrard, Liverpool s greatest ever player. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £5.89
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  • ATBSM 5 years +

    i-Spy Football Grounds: What Can You Spot? (Paperback)

    Packed with interesting information about the top teams in the UK, with a photograph of each football ground, and an illustration of each strip, this i-SPY book is sure to capture the heart of any football fan. Just you wait and see - it won't be long before they have enough points to claim an i-SPY Football Grounds certificate. Includes football teams from the English Premier League and Football League during the 2015-16 season, plus the top clubs in Scotland, and the national stadiums of England, Scotland and Wales. Keep an i-SPY out for these football grounds - be sure to keep score whether you see them on TV or in real life! * spy it - up to 200 fun things to spot around you * spot it - tick it off when you see it * score it - score points for each spot and send off for your official i-SPY certificate Football fans will love using this fun and fascinating i-SPY book!
    • £2.99
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  • BYMTI

    Ronaldo (Ultimate Football Heroes) - Collect Them All! (Paperback)

    Matt Oldfield

    Meet Ronaldo - Ultimate Football Hero. . . 'As he walked up to take his spot-kick, Cristiano knew that Real would win the trophy if he scored. He had the chance to be the hero yet again.' Cristiano Ronaldo overcame poverty and childhood illness to become one of the best football players ever. Escaping the hot streets of Madeira, Ronaldo first proved himself as a wonder-kid at Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson, before becoming a legend for Real Madrid and Portugal. This is the story of how the gifted boy became a man, a team-player and a legend. Have you read them all?
    • £4.89
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  • BXMHW

    Football School Star Players (Paperback)

    Alex Bellos

    Get young fans dreaming big with this incredible collection of inspirational lives from the world of football. What made Pele the greatest player of all time? How did Nadia Nadim flee from Afghanistan and end up playing for Manchester City? Who was the Liverpool player who invented the world's most popular football boot? This collection of fifty biographies brings together the the incredible true stories of the game's greatest legends who changed the world of football. Empowering and inspirational, this is the perfect book to get young fans dreaming big both on and off the pitch.
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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  • BUSHN

    Mbappe (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    Meet Kylian Mbappe - Ultimate Football Hero. Kylian Mbappe has the world at his feet. The young French striker's goals, skills and fearless attacking spirit earned him a GBP166 million transfer to French champions Paris Saint-Germain, to take on the best teams in Europe with new teammate Neymar. And at the 2018 World Cup, Kylian was the star player, his goals firing France to victory in the final. Now as a world champion, he has just one goal left - to become the best player ever. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £4.79
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  • BPMAN

    Zidane (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    Zidane is the fantastic story of the boy who started off on the streets of Marseille and went on to win a World Cup with France, score a legendary volley to win the 2002 Champions League Final, and return to Real Madrid as manager. This is how the poor boy with the incredible talent went on to become the greatest player of his generation.
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  • BPMAF

    Neymar (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is the boy with the big smile who carries the hopes of Brazil on his shoulders. Neymar now stands alongside Pele and Ronaldinho as a Brazilian footballing hero. Bidding a fond farewell to his home in Sao Paolo, Neymar's dreams finally came true when he joined Barcelona. Now, alongside Messi and Suarez, he is part of the most feared attacking trident in the game. This is the heart-warming true story of Neymar's road to glory.
    • £4.79
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  • BNGBC

    Giggs (Paperback)

    Matt Oldfield

    `United would never have another wing wizard like Ryan - he was unique.' Giggs is the classic story of one of Manchester United's all-time heroes. As a teenager, he was so brilliant that Sir Alex Ferguson turned up at his front door to sign him - and the rest is history. A dazzlingly skilful winger, and one of the most decorated players ever, Ryan Giggs is a true Premier League legend. Ultimate Football Heroes is a series of biographies telling the life-stories of the biggest and best footballers in the world and their incredible journeys from childhood fan to super-star professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
    • £5.89
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  • BLYEY 7 years +

    Ultimate Football Heroes: Bale (Paperback)

    Matt & Tom Oldfield

    `And then came the moment Gareth had been waiting for. He'd imagined it so many times. The President of Real Madrid held up the famous white shirt with his name on the back.' Bale tracks the Welsh wizard's impressive rise from talented schoolboy to Real Madrid star. This is the inspiring story of how Bale beat the odds and became the most expensive player in football history.
    • £5.79
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  • BXITY

    Before They Were Stars (Hardback)

    Illugi Jokulsson

    What were the world's greatest players like when they were your age? Learn how the top soccer stars of all time grew up and conquered the sport. This exciting book follows twenty-eight of the best men's and women's players from their first childhood encounter with association football--whether at the school gym or a pickup game in a vacant lot--to their first appearance in a top-division match or their first international cap. For every one of them, it was a journey with its share of both tragedy and triumph. Did you know that . . . . . . as a boy, Pel practiced with a newspaper-stuffed sock or a grapefruit, because he couldn't afford a proper football? . . . Mia Hamm discovered the sport of soccer as a toddler in Florence, Italy, where her father, a U.S. Air Force pilot, was stationed? . . . at age ten, Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency that threatened to end his soccer career--until Bar a offered to pay for his treatment? Illustrated with rare photos of stars-to-be on and off the field, Before They Were Stars is sure to entertain and inspire any budding soccer legend.
    • £10.89
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  • APOZM 5 years +

    First Colouring Book Football (Paperback)

    Sam Taplin

    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.
    • £3.89
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  • BROPF

    Football Superstars (Hardback)

    Emily Stead

    Calling all football fans! Get the lowdown on the hottest players in football today - from the major international heroes to up-and-coming stars. This fantastic football fact file will give you all the need-to-know info about the hottest players in the game. There are up-close profiles of 33 stars who will light up the 2018-19 season, from record-setting veterans to the brightest young talents. Check out their key stats, read about their awesome achievements in previous seasons, then put your knowledge to the test with the fiendish quiz.
    • £7.69
    • RRP £7.99
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