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Fantastic football books

Football Academy Reading the Game

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

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  • Wonder Goal

    Author: Michael Foreman

    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

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  • Dream Team

    Author: Alan Gibbons Illustrator: Chris Chalik

    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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  • The New Football Coach

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

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  • The New Football Coach

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

    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

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  • The Match

    Author: Russell Ayto

    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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  • Get That Ball

    Author: Judy Corbalis and Korky Paul

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  • Get That Ball

    Author: Judy Corbalis and Korky Paul

    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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