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. Humorously illustrated by Paddy Mounter. Usborne Young Reading has been developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
This is Book 22 in the Young Reading Series 2 Series. See all Young Reading Series 2 books here.
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Rob Lloyd Jones never wanted to be a writer when he grew up – he wanted to be Indiana Jones! So he studied Egyptology and archaeology, and went on expeditions to strange places. But all he found were interesting stories, so he decided to write them down. Rob has won a string of awards, including the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, The PhoeniMore about Rob Lloyd Jones