Football Files: Series


A well-produced attractive set of four non-fiction books Defender; Goalkeeper; Midfielder; Striker. Series author is Michael Hurley. These books are ideal for the child who is really interested in anything and everything to do with football. Each title looks at the finer points of the footballing position covered - ie the skills and attributes you need to be a great goal keeper or a midfielder and also profiles some of the great players who have filled those positions. The books also look at areas of health and fitness, exercise and diet and backs it all up with scientific evidence.Plenty of full-colour action photos of favourite players, diagrams , fact boxes and really clear, good-sized text make these books very accessible and appealing. Useful gloassry and 'Find Out More' page directing the reader to websites and other books. Cross curricular use too - science, food technology, PE etc. Great for dipping into or for the true football fan to devour in one hit!

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Picture Book


Football Theme | Non-Fiction | Boy appeal | cross curricular | suitable for SEN/reluctant readers but not specifically designed for them