Pocket Genius Sports

Facts at Your Fingertips

Author DK
Paperback
$6.99 US
3.81"W x 5.06"H x 0.43"D  
On sale Dec 28, 2021 | 160 Pages | 9780744039610
| Grades 6-8
Learn about over 120 sports from across the world — from mountain biking and water sports to soccer and extreme sports!

The exciting sports book introduces children to the most interesting sports, their origins, fun facts about the games or events, the players — and the sports associations that support these incredible displays of human ability.

In this sports guide, you’ll find:

   • Catalog pages featuring individual entries on sports with an image, a caption and bullet-point data.
   • Additional introductory spreads explaining the gameplay, equipment and rules of a particular sport.
   • Reference spreads at the end of the book providing further amazing facts.

Ever wonder which is the oldest sport? Or how the Olympics came into being? What does a midfielder do in soccer? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in this
pocket-sized book for children!

Packed with vibrant illustrations, photographs and bite-sized text, this kid’s sports book covers almost every sport imaginable. Children will love to learn about gameplay, rules of scoring, court and field sizes, and even equipment for different types of sports and sporting events — and stats on record breakers and top competitors in every sport.  Reference pages include exciting achievements, top athletes as well as the many competitions on the planet.

Pocket Genius Sports
is a part of DK’s Pocket Genius series that covers interesting topics that captivate, engage and inspire young children. Each book in the series covers an interesting topic from animals and ancient civilization to oceans and science.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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Learn about over 120 sports from across the world — from mountain biking and water sports to soccer and extreme sports!

The exciting sports book introduces children to the most interesting sports, their origins, fun facts about the games or events, the players — and the sports associations that support these incredible displays of human ability.

In this sports guide, you’ll find:

   • Catalog pages featuring individual entries on sports with an image, a caption and bullet-point data.
   • Additional introductory spreads explaining the gameplay, equipment and rules of a particular sport.
   • Reference spreads at the end of the book providing further amazing facts.

Ever wonder which is the oldest sport? Or how the Olympics came into being? What does a midfielder do in soccer? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in this
pocket-sized book for children!

Packed with vibrant illustrations, photographs and bite-sized text, this kid’s sports book covers almost every sport imaginable. Children will love to learn about gameplay, rules of scoring, court and field sizes, and even equipment for different types of sports and sporting events — and stats on record breakers and top competitors in every sport.  Reference pages include exciting achievements, top athletes as well as the many competitions on the planet.

Pocket Genius Sports
is a part of DK’s Pocket Genius series that covers interesting topics that captivate, engage and inspire young children. Each book in the series covers an interesting topic from animals and ancient civilization to oceans and science.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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