World Cup

Paperback | June 1, 2010

byMatt Christopher

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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<_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">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.

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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 d...

Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.38 × 5 × 0.38 inPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316044849

ISBN - 13:9780316044844

Appropriate for ages: 8

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