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Books > Children's & Educational > Leisure interests, hobbies & sport > Sports & outdoor recreation > Ball games

Seattle Sounders - Soccer Champions (Paperback): Jeff Savage Seattle Sounders - Soccer Champions (Paperback)
Jeff Savage
R160 R119 Discovery Miles 1 190 Save R41 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Figo (Paperback, Limited International Edition): Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield Figo (Paperback, Limited International Edition)
Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield 1
R144 R102 Discovery Miles 1 020 Save R42 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Luis Figo is one of the greatest players of his generation, after a glittering career in which he captained his national team, Portugal, and became Barcelona's hero captain. But when he transferred to fierce rivals Real Madrid, he had to face the anger of Barca fans all over the world. Yet Figo showed true courage, forging an unstoppable partnership with fellow midfield maestro Zinedine Zidane to win the 2002 Champions League. This is the thrilling story of one of the best midfielders ever.

Dinosaurs United and The Cowardly Custard Pirate Crew (Paperback): Sam Hay Dinosaurs United and The Cowardly Custard Pirate Crew (Paperback)
Sam Hay; Illustrated by Daron Parton 1
R166 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R49 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A highly collectable new series about an all-star dinosaur football team and their hilarious escapades. This fast-paced, fun-packed story comes with an amazing 3D dinosaur mask for children to dress-up with and create their very own dinosaur football team! Meet Dinosaurs United - Lightning, Ziggy, Coco, Dippy and Spike. They're an awesome five-a-side footy team who play in the Fantasy Football League. They're fast and fun and always on the ball, which is just as well because their opponents will use every sneaky trick in the book to win the cup! In their first adventure, the amazing Dinosaurs United go head-to-head against the Cowardly Custard Pirate Crew! But oh no - they've lost their kit, and they have to use their wits and football skills to find it! Can the dino team club together to defeat the dastardly pirates and win the match? This exciting new series taps into favourite themes for children (football, dinosaurs AND pirates all in one book!) and celebrates both the value of individual talents and working together in a team. Perfect for fans of Dinosaurs love Underpants, The Dinosaur that Pooped series and Julia Donaldson's Spinderella.

Seattle Sounders - Soccer Champions (Hardcover): Jeff Savage Seattle Sounders - Soccer Champions (Hardcover)
Jeff Savage
R469 Discovery Miles 4 690 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Great Sporting Events: Rugby (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Clive Gifford Great Sporting Events: Rugby (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Clive Gifford
R207 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R35 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A must-read for all football fans, Great Sporting Events: Rugby looks at the top rugby competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport. Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Stars of Women's Soccer: World Soccer Legends (2nd Edition) (Hardcover, 2nd ed.): Illugi Jokulsson Stars of Women's Soccer: World Soccer Legends (2nd Edition) (Hardcover, 2nd ed.)
Illugi Jokulsson
R267 R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 Save R66 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The greatest stars of international women's soccer today. One of the most anticipated sports events on the horizon is the 2019 Women's World Cup, to be held from June 7 to July 7, in nine French cities, including Lyons, Nice, and Paris. With the last Women's World Cup breaking records for worldwide viewership, here is required reading in advance of 2019: The World Soccer Legends series completely revised edition of Stars of Women's Soccer, with 28 of the best female players from around the world. Discover tournament attendees from the world over, including longtime favorites and impressive newcomers, such as American goal-scoring machine Carli Lloyd; tall, Martinique-born defender Wendie Renard; and the razor-sharp Brazilian defender, Marta. Here is a compilation no fan can do without, filled with all-new photos of the women in action, updated stories that relate each player's upbringing and unique talents, and callout boxes that distill essential information--including birthdate, flag, height, position, current team, international games, and goal tallies.

Sanchez (Paperback): Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield Sanchez (Paperback)
Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield 1
R139 R97 Discovery Miles 970 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Meet Alexis Sanchez, Ultimate Football Hero.

'At the edge of the penalty area, Alexis hit the ball straight into the top corner. The shot was so powerful that the goalkeeper hardly even saw it.'

Sanchez tells the story of the Arsenal superstar's incredible journey from the streets of Tocopilla to become a national hero and one of the best players in the world. With his pace, skill and eye for a goal, Alexis is now one of the Premier League's biggest stars. The story is every bit as exciting as the 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.

Road to the World Cup (Paperback): Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield Road to the World Cup (Paperback)
Matt Oldfield, Tom Oldfield 1
R139 R97 Discovery Miles 970 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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.

Absolute Expert: Soccer (Hardcover): National Geographic Kids Absolute Expert: Soccer (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids; As told to Mark Geiger, Eric Zweig
R489 Discovery Miles 4 890 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Lionel Messi (Spanish, Hardcover): Mike Perez Lionel Messi (Spanish, Hardcover)
Mike Perez
R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Pele - The King of Soccer (Paperback): Eddy Simon Pele - The King of Soccer (Paperback)
Eddy Simon; Illustrated by Vincent Brascaglia
R292 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R70 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Alex and the Cricket Ninjas (Paperback): Rachael Wong Alex and the Cricket Ninjas (Paperback)
Rachael Wong; Illustrated by Vivienne Husband; Foreword by Charlotte Edwards
R125 Discovery Miles 1 250 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

When Alex's bowling hits a rough patch, his sister tells him he needs to be more aggressive. Alex doesn't think much of this advice and embarks on his own journey to discover what kind of preparation will work best for him. Can Alex sort out his bowling in time for the important match against the dreaded Smasher Jones and his team next week? This story touches on the themes of mindfulness, resilience and the sometimes underrated art of just being yourself. At Chance to Shine, our aim is to improve the lives of young people through participation in cricket. In schools, we take our work in the classroom as seriously as our work in the playground. For this reason, we are delighted that Alex's cricketing journey continues in this new reading book. You will find some familiar characters and meet a few interesting new ones. My favourite is Smasher Jones! Laura Cordingley, Chief Executive, Chance to Shine.

Rugby Focus: Laws of the Game (Paperback): Jon Richards Rugby Focus: Laws of the Game (Paperback)
Jon Richards
R207 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R35 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Fully updated for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, this book is packed with information on the laws that govern rugby and how they are enforced by referees. Find out about the complex laws of the game with pitch-side photographs of professional players and specially commissioned action shots that explain the laws in detail. The four books in the Rugby Focus series takes an in-depth look at one of the world's best-loved sports. Find out everything you need to know about rugby, from the players and laws of the game to the teamwork involved in winning the ultimate tournament - the Rugby World Cup. Great for readers who play the game or avid fans!

Choose to Matter - Being Courageously and Fabulously YOU (Hardcover): Julie Foudy Choose to Matter - Being Courageously and Fabulously YOU (Hardcover)
Julie Foudy
R356 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R78 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
My First Soccer Game (Paperback): Alyssa Satin Capucilli My First Soccer Game (Paperback)
Alyssa Satin Capucilli; Photographs by Leyah Jensen
R92 R70 Discovery Miles 700 Save R22 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Simple text and photographs help young readers learn all about playing soccer in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read.

It’s the first day of soccer practice, and it’s going to be great! In this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, beginning readers will learn that soccer players wear cleats, do warm ups, and try to kick the ball into the goal. Score! The best part about soccer is being on a team and making new friends. Young readers getting ready to hit the field will love seeing photographs of kids their age playing soccer in this adorable introduction to the sport!

Includes a special section of step-by-step instructions for basic soccer moves—to be done with a parent or guardian’s supervision!

Full STEAM Sports: Full STEAM Soccer: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics of the Game (Hardcover): Sean... Full STEAM Sports: Full STEAM Soccer: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics of the Game (Hardcover)
Sean McCollum
R490 R382 Discovery Miles 3 820 Save R108 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Champions of Men's Soccer (Hardcover): Ann Killion Champions of Men's Soccer (Hardcover)
Ann Killion
R334 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R79 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Just in time for the World Cup! From Pele to Messi to Tim Howard, here is the ultimate guide to Men's Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist.

From fields all across the United States to the streets of South America to pitches in Europe and Asia, the global passion and love for soccer knows no borders. It is simply the most popular sport in the world. Giants of the game like Cristiano Ronaldo, Tim Howard, and Lionel Messi have become international celebrities and role models to young fans across the globe. And as soccer continues to expand in America, with the growth of leagues like Major League Soccer and the rise in popularity of the US Men's Olympic team, there's no doubt that it's the fastest-growing sport in the United States.

Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive men's pro soccer collection catalogs the greatest international players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Pelé; the greatest Americans, including Tim Howard, Landon Donovan, and Clint Dempsey; the future class of superstars; and the most thrilling World Cup and Olympic matches. Here is the ultimate guide to men's soccer for young sports fans.

Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El Rey del Futbol (Paperback): Monica Brown Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El Rey del Futbol (Paperback)
Monica Brown; Illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez
R132 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R31 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Monica Brown and Rudy Gutierrez team up to deliver what Kirkus called, in a starred review, an "inspiring blend of art and story," about the most famous soccer star in the world, Pel . This bilingual picture book will inspire, teach, and amaze readers as they learn about the man who revolutionized the sport of soccer. Do you know how a poor boy from Brazil who loved f tbol more than anything else became the biggest soccer star the world has ever known? This is the true story of Pel , King of Soccer, the first man in the history of the sport to score a thousand goals and become a living legend. Rudy Gutierrez's dynamic illustrations make award-winning author Monica Brown's story of this remarkable sports hero come alive!

World Cup 2018: The Teams, the Stars, the Stories (Hardcover): Illugi Jokulsson World Cup 2018: The Teams, the Stars, the Stories (Hardcover)
Illugi Jokulsson
R330 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R60 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Learn all about the 2018 World Cup! Discover the tournament's brightest stars, including unstoppable scorers Messi, Neymar, and Ronaldo, promising newcomers like France's Mbapp , and the world's best goalkeeper, Neuer. Get the inside scoop on the teams heading to the showdown in Moscow--and why the Americans fell short. Here are the backstories to previous tournaments--from the first small Cup in Uruguay to the shocking French loss in 1996 to Germany's recent triumph in Brazil. Filled with World Cup records, player stats, and incredible action shots of on-field wizardry.

Los Angeles Galaxy (Hardcover): Mark Stewart Los Angeles Galaxy (Hardcover)
Mark Stewart
R425 R385 Discovery Miles 3 850 Save R40 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Real Madrid C.F. (Hardcover): Mark Stewart Real Madrid C.F. (Hardcover)
Mark Stewart
R425 R385 Discovery Miles 3 850 Save R40 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Neuer (Paperback): Matt & Tom Oldfield Neuer (Paperback)
Matt & Tom Oldfield 1
R139 R97 Discovery Miles 970 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Manuel Neuer is the best goalkeeper in today's game. This is the story of how young Manuel worked his way up the ranks to become a core member of Bayern Munich's all-conquering side, as well as a captain and World Cup winner with his home country, Germany. Neuer's amazing reflexes, speed and revolutionary 'sweeper-keeper' playing style have re-invented what it means to be a goalkeeper.

STEM in Soccer (Paperback): Meg Marquardt STEM in Soccer (Paperback)
Meg Marquardt
R178 R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Save R44 (25%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This title examines the STEM concepts that make soccer so exciting. From the physics of kicking to the technology of goal line sensors, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources.

DK Readers L1: Let's Play Soccer (Paperback, American): Patricia J Murphy DK Readers L1: Let's Play Soccer (Paperback, American)
Patricia J Murphy
R75 R58 Discovery Miles 580 Save R17 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Erik goes to his first day of soccer practice and learns all about this exciting game. Full color.

EDGE: Dream to Win: Leo Messi (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Roy Apps EDGE: Dream to Win: Leo Messi (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Roy Apps; Illustrated by Chris King
R135 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R23 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

We've all got a dream, right? Growing up in Rosario, Argentina was tough for a kid - especially a little one like Lionel Messi. But Lionel didn't want to be little - he wanted to be a LEGEND! This is the story of Lionel's discovery, his first football matches for Newell's Old Boys and then the huge decision that would change his life FOREVER... It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Each is written by expert author Roy Apps for kids with a reading age of 7 (but could also be enjoyed by pre-teens) and illustrated with black-and-white artwork. The stories focus on top athletes and sport personalities, with each dramatic story bringing to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

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