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A lively and engaging history of "the beautiful game". Tells the story of football, from its beginnings in the Roman Army to the modern day premiership including how both American Football and Rugby were born. Humorously illustrated by Paddy Mounter. Usborne Young Reading has been developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.

Book information

Age
6+
Key Stage
KS1 E
Lexile Measure
840L
Book Band
Lime
CEFR Level
B2
Accelerated Reader level
5.2 LY
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746077085
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Rob Lloyd Jones
Illustrator
Paddy Mounter

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Resources for this book

  • Premier League Reading Stars Programme
    See West Ham United football player Joey O'Brien explain why he has chosen The Story of Football for the 2014 Premier League Reading Stars programme.
  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.
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