Alex Bellos writes about maths and puzzles for the Guardian
and is the bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in
Numberland and Alex Through the Looking-Glass, as well
as two mathematical colouring books. He has also written
Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, which was shortlisted
for Sports Book of the Year, and he ghost-wrote Pele's bestselling
Ben Lyttleton is a journalist, broadcaster and football consultant. He is the author of Edge and Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty and his football articles have been published in over 20 countries. He is a director of Soccernomics, a football consultancy that helps teams improve their performance.
Spike Gerrell is a prolific cartoonist known for his "spiky-nosed" illustrations. His work has been published in the New Scientist, Independent, Times Educational Supplement and Guardian.
Featured in The Bookseller's September Previews. -- Fiona Noble *
The Bookseller *
I found Football School - Epic Heroes a really interesting book.
How many interesting tales it has!
I found some facts about football that I didn't know before. There were a lot of dramatic victories and the illustrations were perfect!