Your cart is empty
Want to control the ball like Kylian Mbappe, dribble like Lionel Messi and pull off stunning saves like David de Gea? Football Superstar Skills is guaranteed to help you emulate the feats of some of the most iconic players in world football! The book features 20 modern greats, from headline-grabbing young stars to world-beating legends, offering key facts about their signature skills and what it takes to be a great footballer. Then follow the simple step-by-steps to master essential footballing skills, from the basics such as controlling the ball and passing, to more advanced techniques such as finding space and bending a free-kick. What's more, you will learn about the game's greatest managers, formations and tactics and even relive the greatest goals in World Cup football history.
Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players-and sisters-Venus and Serena Williams. Before they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California. In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice. They compete in their first tournament and they both win. From there, the girls' trophy collection grows and grows. Despite adversity and health challenges, the sisters become two of the greatest tennis players of all time. This inspiring story of sisterhood, hard work, and determination is perfect for budding athletes or any young reader with a big dream.
As excitement builds in the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, The Official 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM) Kids' Handbook provides the perfect tournament companion for younger football fans. Featuring Zabivaka, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM) mascot, this book is bursting with information about the host country (Russia), plus the stadiums, star players, teams, FIFA World Cup facts and stats, as well as loads of games and quizzes. Reusable football stickers are included, as is a chart to let fans record match results as the tournament progresses.
Guidebook to 40 outdoor adventures in the Lake District with children under 12, including hiking, biking, scrambling, boating, swimming, paddling, camping, bothying and hostelling. The adventures are graded, with alternatives given where they exist so families can embark on the level of adventure that suits them best. Similarly, the guide is designed for long-term use, so as children grow up they can progress to more exciting and challenging adventures. All featured routes have been rigorously road-tested and have got the thumbs up from the harshest of critics - the under-12s. In addition to OS mapping and easy-to-follow route description, the guide also includes invaluable practical information on bike/boat hire, bases and transport in the Lake District, plus notes on adventuring safely, getting close to nature and responsibly using national parks. The guide is also visually appealing, showcasing stunning photography guaranteed to inspire. With its twinkling tarns for skimming stones and craggy summits for scrambling, the Lake District is a natural adventure playground for children of all ages. It is the perfect place for families to share outdoor adventures, have fun together and inspire youngsters to love and cherish wild and rural landscapes.
Football fans love nothing more than to read about their favourite teams. Although this books is aimed at young teenagers they will delight all ages with their mixture of funny and enlightening stories and will give hours of pleasure discovering quirky facts about your favourite team. Each title is also augmented with a selection of sketches by the young sketch artist Becky Welton that depict some of the stories within.
Find the courage to dream big with words of wisdom from 11-year-old professional skateboarder and 2020 Olympic hopeful Sky Brown! When it comes to pushing the limits and breaking the mold, Sky Brown is a pro. As a skateboarder, surfer, and one of the first-ever winners of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, she knows what it means to take risks and never back down from a challenge. This collection of inspirational quotes from Sky--accompanied by photographs of the rising star--is the perfect gift for anyone who dares to dream. Sky believes that you can do anything if you set your mind to it. Just remember her motto: Be brave, be strong, have fun, and do it because you love it!
UPDATED TO INCLUDE HIS CONTROVERSIAL TRANSFER TO BARCELONA
Quick, incisive and versatile, Antoine Griezmann is the ultimate modern forward.
But did you know that he had to leave France in order to find a professional club willing to take a chance on him?
Or that he wears the number 7 shirt as a tribute to his idol, David Beckham?
Or that Real Sociedad fans came to affectionately refer to him as ‘The Little Devil’?
Find our about all this and more in Luca Caioli and Cyril Collot’s tirelessly researched biography, featuring exclusive interviews with those who know him best.
Includes all the action from the 2018/19 season
Meet Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, and other baseball heroes in this
unique radio broadcast reenactment of a legendary All-Star Game,
marking a pivotal time in sports history.
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jesse Owens, the great track and field star. The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete. He went on the challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and made new world records. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete and activist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
Get ready to learn loads of awesome football facts in this full-colour Football Handbook. Find out how football kicked off, the wicked rules of the game and the players who are the best of the best. With tons of lists, quizzes, facts and stats, this is the book which footy fans everywhere will just have to have.
Longest unbeaten runs, goal-scoring streaks, record attendances, head-to-head player match-ups... every page of Football Number Crunch is a treasure trove of figures, facts and world football stats, from the biggest leagues to the most exciting tournaments on the planet. Football Number Crunch is a snappily written, fact-packed overview of world football, bursting with colourful, punchy data graphics and action photographs - it's guaranteed to contain all the essential info that football fans aged 8 and up need to know. Each piece of data is based on a number, creating an entire book of easy-to-digest information that will hook the most reluctant of readers.
A fun and quirky story against anything but your average team, perfect for children learning to read. When Seamus and his scaredy-ba Granda go for a night-time walk, they don't expect to find a group of ghosts in an old barn. Greg the Ghoul, Phantom Pete and friends are too scared to go up into heaven, in case they are sent back down to hell, so they are just waiting around in the barn, getting bored. Seamus has an idea to relieve their boredom - they should form a football team and play other ghosts! The ghosts are nervous, but Seamus and his Granda help them get fit and improve their game. Soon they are champion players, powering their way through teams on earth, heaven and even hell! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. * Varied sentences * Detailed illustrations to enjoy * Chapters * Interesting characters and themes * A rich range of vocabulary * More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.
The newest book in the popular Just Joking series delivers 300 sports-themed laugh-out-loud knock-knocks, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Another surefire winner and a great intro for newcomers to the series, sports fans, or avid Just Joking fans.
Calling all sports fans! This collectible little book is packed with hundreds of silly, kid-friendly sports jokes paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people. It's a hilarious party-starter or quiet time entertainer, perfect to read alone or aloud with friends and family. It's also a great book to toss into a backpack to share at school or camp.
You may like...
The World Series
Matt Scheff Paperback
The Ultimate Guide to Basketball (100…
Ollie and Harry's Marvellous Adventures
Ollie Ferguson, Harry Ferguson Hardcover
Believe Us - How Jurgen Klopp…
Melissa Reddy Paperback
Yes Yanga! - From 3 Tins to Cricket…
Refiloe Moahloli, Mogau Kekana Paperback
Road to Glory 3: Siya Kolisi
Jeremy Daniel Paperback
Football School Season 4: Where Football…
Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Paperback (1)
Van Dijk Rules
Simon Mugford Paperback
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Kids…
Clive Gifford Paperback (1)
i-SPY Camping - What Can You Spot?
I Spy Paperback (1)