The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

Kingfisher Encyclopedias

Clive Gifford

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From the first soccer games to today's money-spinning global industry, the book takes readers to the heart of a sport that is played and watched by millions of people around the world. It explains the key rules, skills, and tactics and examines issues in and around the game—supporters, the media, and the demands of being a professional player. With profiles of the world's greatest teams and soccer's legendary players, from Alfredo di Stefano to Mia Hamm, every aspect of this world-class sport is covered comprehensively. Stunning 3-D digital artwork recreates some of the most famous moves and greatest goals in soccer history, while dramatic full-spread photographs capture the game's most memorable moments.

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Children's Literature

This comprehensive compilation of facts written by a soccer expert emphasizes modern professional soccer players but also explores historical precedents and amateur and youth competitors.

School Library Journal
A solid purchase where an all-encompassing encyclopedia is needed.

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Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of more than fifty books on the subjects of sports and soccer. His previous titles for Kingfisher include The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia, Soccer Skills, Summer Olympics, and Soccer.

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NYPL Books for the Teen Age

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
May 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753459287
ISBN10: 0753459280
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
10 9/10 x 8 1/2 inches, 144 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$19.95

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
May 2014
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753471678
ISBN10: 0753471671
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
10 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches, 144 pages, Photographs and digital artwork throughout
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$19.99
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