A visual guide to the world’s most popular game, packing all the excitement of the pitch into a book.
This guide is a feast of soccer facts for fanatics ages 9-12, covering everything from the rules of the game to the top tournaments.
Learn about historic ball games and the birth of soccer, get up to date on the laws of the game and the new technology that referees use to make vital decisions, and see what it takes to run a club and keep the players in top shape. You’ll also find a chapter on all the international trophies and tournaments, including the FIFA Women's World Cup, Copa América, and the Olympic Games. This new edition includes updates to soccer’s roll of honour and latest tournament winners too.
This fantastic soccer book for kids offers:
- A highly visual approach that brings soccer to life inside the pages. - A global mix of content covering both the men’s and women’s games. - An array of vital tips and tricks, plus dynamic CGI illustrations. - Astounding facts and mind-boggling stats all about soccer.
The ideal gifting title for soccer-mad fans, this guide doubles up as a great read for sporty kids and even reluctant readers. Updated every two years, this fourth edition will include the highlights and results of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.