Spike Gerrell Spike Gerrell is a prolific cartoonist known for his 'spiky-nosed' illustrations. His work has been published in the New Scientist, Independent, Times Educational Supplement and Guardian. Spike lives in north London. Books Football School Season 3 Author: Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton Publisher: Walker Books Interest age: 9-11 Reading age: 9+ Have you ever wondered how your height and your foot size affect how you play football? What about who the first ever football club was? Or exactly how league tables are calculated? Football School Season 4: Where Football Explains the World Author: Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton Illustrator: Spike Gerrell Publisher: Walker Books Interest age: 6-11 Reading age: 6+ Coaches Alex and Ben are back for a fourth season of the brilliantly informative Football School. A brilliant present for fact and football fans – these books should be in every school library. Football School: Where Football Explains the World Author: Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton Illustrator: Spike Gerrell Publisher: Walker Books Interest age: 7+ Reading age: 7+ This book is packed with true stories, real science and fascinating facts that all relate back to football. Funny, informative, and hugely entertaining, it is recommend for fans of non-fiction books.