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Sports - Books for Children and Young Adults -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Health & Wellbeing /
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These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Lily and the Rockets by Rebecca Stevens
    Lily and the Rockets - by Rebecca Stevens

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912626120 | ISBN 10: 1912626128

    A timeless story of football, friendship and determination from acclaimed author Rebecca Stevens.  It's 1918. Lily spends her days working in a munitions factory, her nights picking metal out of her hair, and her lunchtimes kicking a ball wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
    Brilliant Women: Incredible Sporting Champions - by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526304704 | ISBN 10: 1526304708

    In Incredible Sporting Champions, you will meet just a few of the incredibly talented, dedicated and brave women who have refused to let people decide for them what they are capable of achieving. Travel back to meet Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who singl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Sport: Fifty Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win by Rachel Ignotofsky
    Women in Sport: Fifty Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win - by Rachel Ignotofsky

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526360922 | ISBN 10: 1526360926

    This book is filled with stories of women who achieved their greatest dreams - women who pushed themselves to the limit, did the impossible and became legends.  Women in Sport celebrates the success of the tough, bold and fearless women who p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go, Mo, Go! Monster Mountain Chase by Mo Farah, with Kes Gray - illustrated by Marta Kissi
    Go, Mo, Go! Monster Mountain Chase - by Mo Farah, with Kes Gray - illustrated by Marta Kissi

    £5.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781444934052 | ISBN 10: 1444934058

    From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog!, Kes Gray, comes a fun fiction series which will get kids reading, and running too!  After returning home from a long cross-country run, it’s time for Mo and his friends ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wing Jones by Katherine Webber
    Wing Jones - by Katherine Webber

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406369090 | ISBN 10: 1406369098

    Debut novel about a mixed-race family hit by tragedy in 90s Atlanta, from a talented young writer.   For fans of David Levithan, Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA.  With a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ready Steady Mo! by Mo Farah and Kes Gray, illustrated by Marta Kissi
    Ready Steady Mo! - by Mo Farah and Kes Gray, illustrated by Marta Kissi

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444934076 | ISBN 10: 1444934074

    From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog, Kes Gray, comes a fun and action-packed picture book debut that will get kids reading, and running too!   From Olympic gold medal winner, national treasure and father o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emmanuel
    Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story Of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah - by Laurie Ann Thompson, illustrated by Sean Qualls

    £13.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780449817445 | ISBN 10: 044981744x

    Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah’s inspiring true story — which was turned into a film, Emmanuel’s Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey — is nothing short of remarkable.   Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goal! Football Around the World by Caio Vilela, translated by Sean Taylor
    Goal! Football Around the World - by Caio Vilela, translated by Sean Taylor

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805973 | ISBN 10: 1847805973

    Where theres a ball... there will always be someone who wants to play football.  New in paperback. This book celebrates a hugely popular game, played all over the world sometimes on a top quality football pitch, sometimes in the desert, so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick, illustrated by Ros Asquith
    Max the Champion - by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick, illustrated by Ros Asquith

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847805195 | ISBN 10: 1847805191

    Max is mad about sport. As he gets up, has breakfast and heads off to school, he is dreaming of competing in world class sporting events. In his real day, he and his class win the school football match and, in his imagination, he and his friends are ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird
    The Fastest Boy in the World - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447267171 | ISBN 10: 1447267176

    From an award-winning author comes a story inspired by the 2012 London Olympics, perfectly timed for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Football Star by Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Renato Alarcao
    Football Star - by Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Renato Alarcao

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781406357219 | ISBN 10: 1406357219

    Just in time for the World Cup, an inspiring story of a Brazilian boy who dreams of being a football star and the sister who steps in to help his team win a game.  When Paulo Marcelo Feliciano becomes a football star, crowds will cheer his fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pirate Gran Goes for Gold by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall
    Pirate Gran Goes for Gold - by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906367480 | ISBN 10: 1906367485

    Following on from the hugely-popular Pirate Gran, our adventurous seafaring pensioner has now got wind of the Olympics and, with the help of old shipmates Flint-Hearted Jack, Fingers OMalley and Cut-Throat Malone (not to mention her long-suffering p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cliffhanger by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt
    Cliffhanger - by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780440868552 | ISBN 10: 0440868556

    From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a Crazy Bucket Race, the adventure holiday promises to be full of action. There's just one problem as far as Tim is concerned: he is hopeless at sports of any kind.  Can Tim survive the horrors of a wee ... more

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