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Fantastic football books

Fantastic Footballers

They don't call it the beautiful game for nothing! It's no wonder that lots of children enjoy watching football, with its ups and downs and twists and turns.

So if your little ones are obsessed with goals, tackles and tactics, why not try out one of these footie books? With everything from poems to jokes and facts to fiction, they're sure to find something they love.

  • Wonder Goal

    Author: Michael Foreman

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Wonder Goal

    Author: Michael Foreman

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 7+

    Being the new boy on the football team is no fun, especially for one little boy who trips over the shoelaces his team-mates have t…

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  • Dream Team

    Author: Alan Gibbons Illustrator: Chris Chalik

    Interest level: 8-12

    Reading age: 8+

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  • Dream Team

    Author: Alan Gibbons Illustrator: Chris Chalik

    Interest level: 8-12

    Reading age: 8+

    Football action in a super-readable format. Can soccer ace Cairo forget his ego and lead his team to victory? Packed with fas…

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  • Fantastic Footballers

    Author: Jean-Michele Billioud Illustrator: Almasty

    Interest level: 7-11

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Fantastic Footballers

    Author: Jean-Michele Billioud Illustrator: Almasty

    Interest level: 7-11

    Reading age: 7+

    This Madam Tussauds of the footballing world showcases 40 legends from the beautiful game. Ideal for fact-hungry football fans but…

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  • The New Football Coach

    Author: Dominique Demers Translator: Sander Berg Illustrator: Tony Ross

    Interest level: 7-9

    Reading age: 7+

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  • The New Football Coach

    Author: Dominique Demers Translator: Sander Berg Illustrator: Tony Ross

    Interest level: 7-9

    Reading age: 7+

    The Black Duck Brook Football Club are hoping their new coach Miss Charlotte will help lead them to victory - but she seems to hav…

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  • The Match

    Author: Russell Ayto

    Interest level: 5-7

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Match

    Author: Russell Ayto

    Interest level: 5-7

    Reading age: 6+

    A man and his dog watch their favourite football team getting beaten over and over again - but could a surprise substitute change …

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  • Fantastic Football Poems

    Author: John Foster and Korky Paul

    Interest level: 6-9

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Fantastic Football Poems

    Author: John Foster and Korky Paul

    Interest level: 6-9

    Reading age: 6+

    Famous children's poems and lesser-known gems are featured in this imaginative, funny and engaging collection of poems for footie …

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  • Get That Ball

    Author: Judy Corbalis and Korky Paul

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Get That Ball

    Author: Judy Corbalis and Korky Paul

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

    Tom and his Granny are playing football, but when Granny kicks the ball way over the bar, it's off on a massive adventure... Excel…

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