World Cup

World Cup

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Grand Central Pub
Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience -- and no other competition electrifies its fans like the World Cup. Now, just in time for the next World Cup competition, comes a book just for kids, jam-packed with information about each and every World Cup ever played.

Want to know who was behind the biggest surprise defeat of the 1950 tournament? It's in here. Curious about what happened to the Jules Rimet trophy when it was in England? Turn to the chapter on World Cup 1966. Wondering what the term Total Football means? You'll find the answer here -- along with much, much more, including a bonus chapter on the Women's World Cup and lists of winners, runners-up, and scores of past Cups. And because it all comes from Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf.

Baker & Taylor
Profiles every World Cup competition ever played while sharing related historical and cultural information, and also provides information on the Women's World Cup.

Blackwell Publishing
Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience or electrifies its fans like the World Cup. This book comes jam-packed with information about each and every World Cup ever played---and it's just for kids!

Want to know about the biggest surprise defeat of the 1950 tournament? Curious about what happened to the Jules Rimet trophy when it was in England? Wondering what the term "Total Football" means? You'll find the answers here? along with much, much more, including a bonus chapter on the Women's World Cup and lists of winners, runners-up, and scores of past Cups. And because it all comes from Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf.

Hachette Book Group
Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience -- and no other competition electrifies its fans like the World Cup. Now, just in time for the next World Cup competition, comes a book just for kids, jam-packed with information about each and every World Cup ever played.

Want to know who was behind the biggest surprise defeat of the 1950 tournament? It's in here. Curious about what happened to the Jules Rimet trophy when it was in England? Turn to the chapter on World Cup 1966. Wondering what the term Total Football means? You'll find the answer here -- along with much, much more, including a bonus chapter on the Women's World Cup and lists of winners, runners-up, and scores of past Cups. And because it all comes from Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf.

Baker
& Taylor

A young fan's reference book profiles every World Cup competition ever played while sharing related historical and cultural information, in a volume complemented by a bonus chapter on the Women's World Cup. By the best-selling author of The Super Bowl. Original.

Publisher: New York : Little Brown and Co., c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316044844
0316044849
Branch Call Number: j 796.334 C466w
Characteristics: 115 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Peters, Stephanie True 1965-

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green_crocodile_927 Jul 24, 2014

I have learned a lot about the World Cup. Matt Christopher has the best sports series for kids. Thank you for telling us about the World Cup Matt Christopher!

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