FOOTBALL SCHOOL SEASONS 1 - 4
The mission of Football School is to open the curriculum through football, in order to to encourage a curiosity about the world and to promote reading. Each book contains real science, true stories and fascinating facts - as well as brilliant illustrations by Spike Gerrell, and hilarious jokes!
Season 1 was runner up in the Blue Peter Book Awards. Season 2 was shortlisted in the Lollies, for funniest non-fiction book of the year.
The subjects covered include:
SEASON 1: The biology of footballers’ poo, the geography of Brazil and why it produces such skilful players, the psychology of penalty taking, the philosophy of Johan Cruyff, the physics of playing football on Mars, and more. BUY
SEASON 2: The biology of footballers’ urine, why footballs are not perfectly round, the origin of the word football, the history of women’s football, how to build a football stadium, gathering football data, the symbolism of crests, and more. BUY
SEASON 3: The biology of the foot, football fashion, the chemistry of pitch markings, the physics of why short dribblers are better than tall ones, the greenest club in the world, a history of Spanish football, why football was invented in Sheffield, and more. BUY
SEASON 4 The science of spitting, the etymology of famous clubs, football in the future, classical music and football, football in extreme places, magic and misdirection, and more. BUY