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The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

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Soccer is the definitive guide to the world's most popular sport. From the sublime skills of Pele to the lifestyle of a professional soccer player, this gloriously illustrated book explores every aspect of the game. State-of-the-art digital illustrations and stunning photographs bring to life all the key rules, tactics, set plays, and skills. As well as offering practical ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published May 11th 2010 by Kingfisher (first published 2006)
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Laura Faulkner
Gifford, C. (2014). The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia.

Citation: Laura Faulkner
Type of Reference: Encyclopedia
Call Number: Ref 796

Content/Scope: This 144 page encyclopedia is geared towards children in grades 5 through 8 and addresses the popular sport of soccer. It contains information on rules, skills, legendary players both current and historical, and the demands that are placed on professional athletes. The book includes full page photo spreads and digital pictures that display some of the
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Dec 24, 2015 Paige rated it liked it
It's an alright book. Since I have been playing soccer for a long time now, I thought that I would start checking out the books at my local library about it. The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia has colorful and somewhat helpful pictures. Although the small text usually turns people away, I learned to cope with my smalltextitis and read what I wanted to read of this mildly captivating book.
Also, a word to others who are reading, I don't typically expect that much from informational books, because
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Feb 05, 2011 Thomas Andrikus rated it it was ok
I only read this encyclopaedia due to the WC2010 season.
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Clive Gifford is a highly experienced journalist and author with over 170 books published and more than 800 features and stories written for adults and children.

Clive is an unusual author who likes to work in both fiction and non-fiction. Perhaps this reflects his unusual life which, so far, has seen him travel to over 70 countries, be held hostage in Colombia, go parachuting, coach several sports
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