The Story of the World Cup

The Story of the World Cup

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By (author) Richard Brassey

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This is a colourful history of the World Cup from the author of THE STORY OF THE OLYMPICS. From the first tournament in Uruguay to England's legendary 1966 win and beyond, with red cards, penalty shoot-outs and goals galore, there are fun facts football fans can use to impress their family and friends. This book will delight fans of all ages, and is great value for money at GBP4.99 in full colour. It is perfectly timed to tie in with the World Cup 2014, and it has global potential - every country on Earth follows the World Cup!

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Richard Brassey is the author and illustrator of a host of colourful and original non-fiction books for children, among them the bestselling NESSIE THE LOCH NESS MONSTER and THE STORY OF SCOTLAND, which won the TES/SALTIRE SOCIETY AWARD. He lives in Essex. Visit his website at http://www.richardbrassey.com.

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Billions of fans around the world. Over two hundred countries taking part. Three stolen trophies. And one heroic dog named Pickles! This is the fascinating story of the World Cup. ISBN 978 1 4440 0946 0 £4.99 www.orionbooks.co.uk