Author(s): Clive Gifford
Warm-up, kick-off! This colourful, action-packed and practical handbook is a fantastic introduction to football. Clear, accessible text covers everything a young football enthusiast needs to know: basic skills, tactics and techniques, rules and referees, world players and tournaments - and so much more. Great step-by-step photography and top tips make this a perfect guide book to take home and to football practice.
Clive Gifford, former football coach and lifelong fan, is an award-winning writer for children whose first book was published at the age of seventeen. He has written over 80 non-fiction books including Robots (Carlton), Spies (Carlton), The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia, and the Kingfisher Book of Living Worlds. He has received commendations from PBS and the Smithsonian Museum and received a Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year award.