The Football Fanbook E–pub READ
Ennis shoes with no socks it would have been useful There s even a page on how to make a ueso dipThis is a great book for dipping into during study halls on car trips or even during lunch I d rather see kids reading from something like this at lunch than playing games on their phones This will be a popular book with my readers who are fond of both sports at Guinness Book of World Records type compilations of facts My only objection to the book is some of the formatting the paper over board cover didn t even hold up well to being mailed in a padded envelope so a lot of tape will be involved in processing it for library use The full color illustrations give the book the same sort of odd smell that graphic novels have Also the pages are designed so that some of them look like the corner is folded over or someone has spilled something on the page which made me a little twitchy Readers will not even notice these things except for the excessive amount of tape on my library copy The Football Fanbook is a uality sports book broken down into 7 chapters Described as a guide to help the reader understand how the game of football really works it does so much 1 Know These Numbers Interesting stats that aren t just the score of the games Photos and stats together really put ou in the action 2 Obscure Facts How many cows does it take to make enough Super Bowl footballs Who invented the Nerf football 3 Skills to Master Step by Step directions on everything from throwing a spiral to folding a paper football Great Diagrams 4 Think Like A Coach Like the book says this is a crash course in NFL Coaching 101 Talks about specific offensive and defensive strategies Check out the humorous bubble thought on the player pics 5 He Reminds Me Of 1 on 1 matching of modern day players to old time greats 6 Team Tidbits 1 page highlights for each of the 32 NFL teams to include a little history trivia and photos 7 Talk the Talk All the vocabulary Summary you need to sound like a true football fan Get in the know soou too can say Alligator ArmsIcing the KickerPancakeZebras Overall this book has a fantastic layout and the photos are awesome My 9 The Janitor (The Contenders, year old football fanatic loves this book I would like to start with a couple of disclaimers 1 I am not a child I haven t been one for some considerable time I am however a British adult who has only recently got into American Football having given up fighting my brother s attempts to get me interested a fewears ago and since attending 7 live games in the London International series I now have the basics off pat The reason I wanted to read this book was that even though I now get the game there is a whole lot of history I feel is missing in my overall knowledge of the sport itself I also want to be able to talk the talk and feel included when we meet up with other hard core fans of the game without resorting to stop the conversation and ask for explanations of some of the terms being used 2 I read an ARC of this book in PDF format so I have no idea what the finished product will lookfeel like I am only able to comment on what I saw on my screen and the actual content rather than the overall techn So if Night Without Stars you LOVE football like meou would want to know a ton about it This book has pretty much everything a kid needs to know about football unlike Sports Illustrated Football s Greatest it doesn t just talk about players it talks about stuff like which team has the most super bowl rings and also fun stuff too like What IS the best gameday snack and how to play paper football It tells Lamore tra i polli you a ton of facts too It is everythingou need to know to become a Gridiron Know it All as the book says. A and uniue lingo to impress friends illustrated behind the skills how to's important game winning strategies and much Readers will sound like experts in no ti.
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Ootball but have always wanted to feel like an insider The Indispensable Faulkner you will be amazed at the factsou will learn to impress Pack Up the Moon your friends I am relaxing by the fire on a winter evening and I have plenty of good books and decorating magazines to read BUT I am getting ready to open The Football Fanbook by Gary Gramling To say I am not a football fan would be an understatement I loathe football but I do need to buy football books for myoung library patrons And if I m going to buy them I am going to make sure they are good So the British Edition of Country Living will have to wait another nightThe book begins with detailed facts on wins losses touchdowns passes rushing throwing and sacks most in a game in the season or being the recipient of them Very detailed information for those they enjoy these records established over the Dog Love - An Unbreakable Bond years My favorite part of the book was Obscure Facts I m sure because these had the least to do with football Here are some of the many interesting tidbits Michael Strahan used to play football before Kelly Ripa who knew It takes 12 cow hides to supply the footballs used for Super Bowl The super Bowl trophy is made by Tiffany and Company and costs than a teacher s salary 50000 in caseou want to know The University of Phoenix Stadium rolls the grass out of the stadium after games so it can grow in a natural environment The average wait time for Green Bay Packer s tickets is 30 Henry and June years The huddle was invented by Paul Hubbard a deaf uarterback Super bowl is only behind Thanksgiving as a day that people eat the most foodAndeah there were all kinds of stuff about defensive and offensive strategies rushing punting throwing and what not I learned some interesting lingo such as red zone sweep and pistol formation But in my defense no pun intended I already knew what a blind side was thanks to the 2009 Sandra Bullock movie Even my old friend from teaching language arts appeared in the book the Balti Ravens were named after the poem The Raven that was written by a famous Balti resident Edgar Allen Poe I saw some names that I remembered being thrown around the house when I was a kid Mike Ditka Tom Landry Don Shula Roger Staubach and Fran Tarkenton ahhhh memory laneThe evening passed when I finally realized that I actually enjoyed this book Some facts were a little too football for me but I can see how this would be completely enjoyable to true football fans I was ready to close the book for the evening but I did go back to look at the stats on food consumption during Super Bowl 13 billion chicken wings Who knewSo Dry Skull Dreams yes those of us that actually dislike football can like this book Copy provided by Blue Slip MediaThe tag line on this is Everythingou need to become a gridion know it all Lingo trivia stats skills The stats part of this covers a whole lot I appreciated most that there were overviews of all of the teams including the ear they were founded notable players and coaches and highlights of different seasons There are also lots of pages about different players that include their statistics as well This makes me wonder why no one talks about Morten Anderson who had most career points and seems very impressive but I ve never heard of him The other important thing I learned was that the Cleveland Browns have never been to a Super Bowl Now I want this to happen I grew up euidistant between Cleveland and Pittsburgh although my brother was a Steelers fanIn addition to the various statistics there is a lot of information on how to perform different plays My favorite was how to dress appropriately when ou re going to a game as someone who once went to a football game in November wearing Fanbook from Sports Illustrated Kids is just what The Gate of Heaven you need A key addition to everyoung sports fanatic's library The Football Fanbook is filled with fun trivi.
Excellent uick read for anyone wanting to know about their favorite game The book is divided into different chapters with records player comparisons team histories and even game day snack ideas It s colorful inviting and excellent for even the most reluctant rea I was given a free copy of this bookFor starters I am a grown woman who knows football basics This book while for kids does a really good job of explaining the game with stats oh so many stats figures and trivia And then they added pictures of players and drawings explaining how things work like how to throw a football spiral A good read for anyone although specifically geared towards kids who wants to learn than the basics of football I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest reviewRight from the bat 1 star for the imagesphotographs Really publishers Is it that hard to just make sure Tutoring Lady Jane your pictures look good in an ARC This is the umpteenth time I have seen this happen Grainy it needs jpeg barely visible photographs Often with lines around them or lines through them am also not a big football fan though that may be because I am not from America But I was still really interested in this book and while at times I was a bit bored or confused I still had fun reading this oneI would also change the order of the book Not start with Know These Numbers but instead start with Talk the Talk Followed with the teams then the players that chapter about newold guys Then lastly add that tips for Football fans and then add those Know These NumbersWhy start with the Talk the Talk Well because that tells us the terms of football and since I don t know many it would have been handy and probably would have made the book interesting and less confusing for me After that tell me the teams and the players because then those Know These Numbers would also be way interesting to me And then the restMy favourite part Probably the tips for Football fans and after reading the dictionary loving the uotes btw I can say that I also like the Know These Numbers Now stuff makes sense I also like while grainy and eh the way the book was formatted like an old notebook Like a little kid kept all that information and took the notebook everywhere making it old and weatheredI also would have liked to see an afterword or some kind of short chapter maybe even a little uizI would still recommend this book it was a fun read and I learned a lot about football though I really hope that the pictures are much better in the retail versionReview first posted at This book will fly off the shelf for my middle school studentsGreat Football fact book foroung and older readers I m not even a football fan but I enjoyed reading through the numerical facts and photos The information is well organized and visually appealing I would give it 5 stars for non fiction but I only give out a couple each ear of the many books I read If ou are a fan of football American Poetry you can have all ofour favorite football fun facts in one handy guide Fans will find gridiron terms stats and figures obscure facts tips on NFL coaching and even a few recipes for fan day snacks Fans will find tips on how to stay positive if Every Good Girl your favorite team is in a slump Doou know how to get an autograph from A Sixpenny Christmas your favorite player There are some great tips to helpou get the signature of Last of the Few your dreams Didou know that there were only four teams who ve never played in a Super Bowl They are the Lions Browns Texans and Jaguars Tiffany and Company produce the Super Bowl trophy and it costs about 50000 Fans will learn fun facts about Don Shula Peyton Manning Deion Sanders Otto Graham and so much If My Darling, My Hamburger you don t know Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know it AllSoou're a football fan and now Love Virtually you want to takeour passion for the game to the next level The Football.
The Football Fanbook E–pub READ
Gary Gramling is an editor and writer at Sports Illustrated Kids connecting with readers through their passion for sports Gramling is the author of The Football Fanbook and also a senior editor at Sports Illustrated's The MMB with Peter King He lives in Stratford CT with his wife two children and two big TVs for watching baseball among other sports