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Get inside the life and history of the most popular sporting event in the world Whether you're a first-time fan or you've been watching for years, this book is a mine of fascinating facts, interesting insights and tremendous trivia into the world of the football World Cup. It explores the tournament's history, its biggest successes, controversies and flops and looks forward to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The World Cup's top teams and players are also profiled. A good introduction to the World Cup, suitable for all fans, new and old ... plenty here for the most ardent fan, with super action photos. - Parents In Touch
What's the best way to learn yoga? With animals! With Yoga Bear, the second in our yoga board book series, little ones are invited to move, breathe, and play along with jungle animal friends--all while discovering just how fun yoga can be.
Following up on the success of Yoga Bug, writer and illustrator Sarah Jane Hinder presents an easy-to-learn yoga flow for babies, toddlers, and other early readers. With Hinder's colorful and expressive illustrations as a guide, join Bear and his friends--including Monkey, Tiger, Sloth, and Crocodile--on a romp through 10 authentic animal poses.
Countless studies have shown that reading with children in their formative years plants the seeds of lifelong literacy, creativity, curiosity, and an appreciation for language. And it's never too early to start fostering a love of exercise and a respect for one's body with movement practices like yoga.
Complete with a flow guide for parents and teachers, Yoga Bear is sure to become a story-time favorite.
Get ready for an adventure with Bear Grylls.
Learn how to survive in deserts, rainforests, mountains, polar areas, and the vast, blue ocean with this essential guide to the most extreme places on the planet. With tips throughout on navigation, building shelter, finding food and surviving any threats that come your way.
Mik vir die doelhok ...
Jason is ’n goeie sokkerspeler ... ’n baie goeie sokkerspeler.
Wanneer ’n talentsoeker van Orlando Pirates hom in die park sien speel blyk dit asof hy dalk net die kans gegun sal word om dit uit sy woonstelblok tot in die premierliga te maak.
Maar die ander seuns speel al van kleins af saam en Jason is nie seker of hy ooit sal kan inpas nie – en of hy sy vurige humeur sal kan beheer nie.
Hierdie maklik-om-te-lees boek is ideaal om trae lesers aan te moedig en is gemik op leerlinge wat Afrikaans dalk as tweede- of derdetaal het.
Die ouderdoms-gepaste storie staan lesers by in leesoefeninge en om hul taal te verbeter.
Football fans love nothing more than to read about their favourite teams. Although this books is aimed at young teenagers it will delight all ages with its mixture of funny and enlightening stories and will give hours of pleasure discovering quirky facts about your favourite team. Augmented with a selection of sketches by the young sketch artist Becky Welton that depict some of the stories within. A percentage of net profits from this title will go to the children's charity ChildLine Rocks.
If you love the Match Annual then you'll love Match! Football Records Book! Discover over a thousand epic footie records and bonkers player facts, from the makers of the UK's #1 football magazine!
From fastest goals to top scorers and most red cards to tallest stars, this footy mad book is packed full of brilliant records and stats about all your favourite players and teams. Includes amazing player facts, biggest transfer fees, fantastic footie legends, trophy trivia, stunning stadiums, incredible strange-but-true revelations, all the firsts, and the fastest, tallest, boldest facts about the Champions League, the Premier League, the FA Cup, the UEFA European Championship and the World Cup.
Discover more footy fun in this awesome series, with MATCH! Joke Book, MATCH! Build Your Own Club, MATCH! Puzzle Book and MATCH! England Football Heroes.
Football Stars gathers together 50 of the world's top players into a handy Haynes pocket manual. The book also includes a section featuring 30 of the world's rising stars, and at the end there is a section where you can build your own fantasy team. Packed with great photos of all the players, lively commentary, and all the essential facts and figures, this is one book no football fan should be without.
A lively and engaging history of "the beautiful game". Tells the story of football, from its beginnings in the Roman Army to the modern day premiership including how both American Football and Rugby were born. Usborne Young Reading has been developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
Endurance is the power to keep going even when something is hard. Read this book to discover the greatest feats of human accomplishment as they test themselves to their limits of endurance.
People train for months or years to be able to run 26-mile-long marathons. The feats of distance that some of the people featured in this book have achieved make running a marathon sound like a piece of cake!
Gareth Southgate is a successful football manager of the English National Team. But he started as a player for Crystal Palace. Learn about his football history, his wins and his losses.
A spooky, funny football story by Malachy Doyle and Garry Parsons, perfect for children learning to read. Seamus loves two things - United and ghosts! So when he hears that the spooky old castle on the hill has ghosts playing football in it, he's up there in a flash! Well, as quickly as he can go with his scaredy-ba Granda in tow. Once they get into the castle, Seamus discovers that there are two teams kicking a ball around there - the 1948 United and Rovers cup final teams, doomed to play on until they hear the final whistle. And guess what Seamus has in his pocket? But first, there's the chance to beat the Rovers, with Seamus the star striker in place! 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.
At last, the authorised Ferrari pop-up book - the first - for enthusiasts of all ages. Enzo Ferrari's first car came out in 1946. Since then, Ferrari has become one of the dream car makers of all time. Here are five pop-up spreads, each with a fold-out flap filled with historical images and Ferrari's racing history at Le Mans, Formula 1, Daytona and others. The pop-up models - the 125S, the 250 Testarossa, the 365 GTB/4, and La Ferrari - appear on the page with two other important models, all with technical specifications and additional facts and historical background. All of this comes with the imprimatur of the prancing horse against a bold yellow background and crowned with the colours of the Italian flag.
Meet Alisson Becker - Ultimate Football Hero
Alisson Becker is the amazing Brazilian goalkeeper who earned his dream move to Liverpool FC in the summer of 2018. His record fee of £66.8 million made him the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. Known for his stunning saves and composure in possession, Alisson really is a force to be reckoned with both in the Premier League and on the world stage. This is the story of the little boy from Novo Hamburgo with a big dream that took him all the way to the bright lights of Anfield.
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 superstar professional player. Written in fast-paced, action-packed style these books are perfect for all the family to collect and share.
The ultimate Superstars from WWE in their own ultimate sticker and activity book! Over 1,000 stickers, plus photos and facts featuring the men and women of WWE!
Check out the ultimate sticker book featuring the biggest Superstars and Legends of WWE! Featuring past and present champions like John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Becky Lynch, and Rey Mysterio, this 64-page title includes over 1,000 stickers, fun facts and photos, and activities! Plus, foil stamping for the cover highlights the excitement of WWE!
The Women's World Cup began on June 7, 2019 - and it promised to be the most exciting one yet. This book will tell you all you need to know about the 24 national teams competing for the top spot, from established powerhouses like Team USA (the defending champions) and Germany (gold medalists at the 2016 Olympics) to newcomers like Chile. It will give you the inside scoop on the top players in the tournament - like Megan Rapinoe of the USA and Marta of Brazil - and their strengths and weaknesses. It will take you on a whirlwind tour of host country France and the World Cup venues - like the 59,000-seat Parc Olympique Lyonnais, where the semifinals and finals will be played. And it will catch you up on the history of the Women's World Cup, from the first eight-team showdown in China in 1991 to the clash of 24 seasoned squads in Canada in 2015. Women's World Cup 2019 even includes handy fill-in brackets so you can track the progress of your favourite teams in the tournament.
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. A percentage of net profits from this title will go to the children's charity ChildLine Rocks.
Harry Kane rose to stardom as a professional Premier League football player. Read about the teams he has played for and his key role in playing for England in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The fourth book in the bestselling series that teaches you amazing facts about the world through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football! Discover when robots play football, where the highest ever football match took place, how referees keep time in matches and what llamas and professional footballers have in common. With hilarious illustrations throughout and laugh-out-loud gags, this is the perfect book for football-mad children everywhere.
Records smashed... incredible athletic feats... Medals won... The top 40 Olympic athletes of all time are here!In this fun, fact-packed book from the 40 Inspiring Icons series, learn how these athletic stars became the best in the world. Relive Usain Bolt's astonishing record-breaking runs, learn about Charlotte Cooper, the first ever female Olympic champion, meet the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, Michael Phelps, and see some of the most impressive wins in history. From Nawal El Moutawakel, the first female Muslim born on the continent of Africa to become an Olympic champion, to gymnastic prodigy Simone Biles, whose skills on the vault and the floor are admired all over the world, these are the 40 Olympic Athletes to be learned about by all Spyridon Louis; Charlotte Cooper; Madge Syers; Jim Thorp; Paavo Nuurmi; Johnny Weissmuller; Mildred Didrickson; Jesse Owens; Marjorie Gestring; Francina Blankers-Koen; Micheline Ostermeyer; Emil Zatopek; Betty Cuthbert; Wilma Rudolph; Abebe Bikila; Tommie Smith; Bob Beamon; Mark Spitz; Nadia Comaneci; Sebastian Coe; Birgit Fisher; Daley Thompson; Nawal El Moutawakil; Carl Lewis; Steve Redgrave; Marie-Jo Perec; Valentina Vezzali; Michael Johnson; Maria Mutola; Cathy Freeman; Yelena Isinbayeva; Michael Phelps; Tony Estanguet; Usain Bolt; Teddy Riner; Mo Farah; Isabell Werth; Simone Biles; Trisha Zorn; Michael Edgson; Ellie Simmonds; Jonas Jacobsson Each spread presents a single athlete, highlighting key facts about their careers, honors, stats and legendary performances, along with a fun, illustrated depiction of them. Every athlete is a winner in their own way, but who will you choose as your hero? Each book in the 40 Inspiring Icons series introduces readers to a fascinating non-fiction subject through its 40 most famous people or groups. Explore these other great topics through their most interesting icons: People of Peace, Super Scientists, Soccer Stars, Music Legends, Black Music Greats and Greek Gods and Heroes.
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