TOP 25 FOOTBALL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

TOP 25 FOOTBALL BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

  1. The Kick Off – Dan Freedman

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Scholastic;      Paperback ‏ : ‎         192 pages              Reading age ‏ : ‎ 9 – 12 years

  1. Christiano Ronaldo: The Rise of a Winner – Michael Part

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Dino Books    Paperback ‏ : ‎         160 pages              Reading age ‏ : ‎ 9 – 12 years

  1. Up for the Cup – Simon Bartram

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Templar Publishing         ‏ : ‎         32 pages                 Reading age ‏ : ‎ 3 – 5 years

  1. Maisy Plays Football – Lucy Cousins

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Walker Books                                32 pages                Reading age ‏ : ‎ 3 – 5 years

  1. Willy the Wizard – Anthony Browne

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Corgi Childrens;                            32 pages                Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 – 7 years

  1. Football Star – Mina Javaherbin

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Walker Books                                40 pages                Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 – 7 years

  1. Seriously Silly Supercrunchies: Cinderboy – Laurence Anholt

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Orchard Books;                             ‎ 64 pages               Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 – 11 years

  1. Girls FC 1: Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras? – Helena Pielichaty

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Walker Books                                112 pages              Reading age ‏ : ‎ 7 – 12 years

  1. Cool – Michael Morpurgo

Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks 112 pages               Reading age ‏ : ‎ 9 – 12 years

  1. The Big Cup Collection – Rob Childs

With three fabulous football stories in each book

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Young Corgi                                  ‎ 240 pages             Reading age ‏ : ‎ 7 – 9 years

  1. Over the Line – Tom Palmer

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Barrington Stoke Ltd;                  176 pages              Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 years and up

  1. Keeper – Mal Peet

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Walker Books                                240 pages              Reading age ‏ : ‎ 14 – 16 years

  1. Rashford Rules – Author: Simon Mugford Illustrator: Dan Green

Publisher:              Welbeck Children’s Books 128 pages             Suitable for:          5+ readers, 7+ readers

  1. Kane Rules Author: Simon Mugford Illustrator: Dan Green

Publisher:              Welbeck Children’s Books 128 pages             Suitable for:          5+ readers, 7+ readers

  1. Football School Season Series of 6+ Books: Author: Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton Illustrator: Spike Gerrell

Publisher:              Walker Books Ltd               208 pages              Suitable for:          7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. The Unlucky Eleven – Author: Phil Earle Illustrator: Steve May

Publisher:              Barrington Stoke Ltd          104 pages              Suitable for:          5+ readers, 7+ readers

  1. Wonder Goal! – Author: Michael Foreman Illustrator: Michael Foreman

Publisher:              Andersen Press Ltd             32 pages                Suitable for:          3+ readers, 5+ readers

  1. Llamas Go Large – Author: Scott Allen Illustrator: Sarah Horne

Publisher:              Macmillan Children’s Books                             Suitable for:          7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. Fantastic Footballers – Author: Jean-Michel Billioud Illustrator: Almasty

Publisher:              Wide Eyed Editions            88 pages                Suitable for:          7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. Barry Loser is the best at football NOT! – Author: Jim Smith

240 pages              Suitable for:          7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. The Kingfisher Football Encyclopedia – Author: Clive Gifford

Publisher:              Kingfisher Books Ltd         Suitable for:          11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. 50 things you should know about Football – Written by Aidan Keir Radnedge

Publisher:              QED Publishing                                   Suitable for:          7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. Football Jokes

 Publisher:Macmillan Children’s Books          112 pages              Suitable for:5+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers

  1. 50 Football Skills

Publisher:              Usborne Publishing Ltd     Pagination:           104 pages    Suitable for:5+ readers, 7+ readers

  1. Spooky Soccer – Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Garry Parsons

Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd                           48 pages                Suitable for:          5+ readers

BIG BONUS!!!

The Most Incredible True Football Stories (You Never Knew): The Most Incredible True Football Stories (You Never Knew) – WINNER of the 2020 Children’s Sports Book of the Year

by Matt Oldfield  (Author), Ollie Mann (Illustrator)

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wren & Rook                240 pages              Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years