Children's Sports Book of the Year


The Funny Life of Football

The Funny Life of Football

By James Campbell
Illustrator - Rob Jones

Want to know why OCTOPUSES can’t play football? And how to play the game across multiple DIMENSIONS? How about learning the REAL RULES of how football is played, why Henry VIII banned it, plus where it came from and who the greatest players of ALL TIME are? From comedian extraordinaire James Campbell, get ready to laugh your BUTT off to a silly book filled with funny stories, partly-true facts and hilarious pictures that will make you think twice about the game everyone thinks they know so well.

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Cricket Superstars
The Legend of Sparkhill
50 times football changed the world
Planet Football
You Can Do It Marcus Rashford
Strong and Tough