Books written by Alex Bellos at best prices | Best of Alex Bellos (15 books)

Football School: The Incredible Joke Book

Football School: The Incredible Joke Book

Get ready to laugh your Football socks off with this side-splitting joke book from the creators of the bestselling Football School series. What's a striker's favourite magic routine? A hat trick!Why was the peacock sent off? It was a professional fowlWhat’s a chip-lover’s top footie show? Catch of the Day, with Gary VinegarPacked with great gags about silly stars, team titters and naughty nicknames, this is the perfect gift to give any Football fan the giggles.

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the World through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real Science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads – and it's all about football. What colour are Cristiano Ronaldo's pyjamas? How many bones are there in the human foot? And why is that dodo alive and kicking? The third book in the bestselling series teaches Children about history, maths, Geography and Biology through football, facts and fun. With side-splitting cartoons and multiple choice quizzes, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves football.

Rs. 233.22

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World

The third book in the bestselling series that teaches you about the World through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real Science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads – and it's all about football. Learn the maths behind the coin toss, how a good night's sleep helps you perform better on the pitch, the History of trophies, the Biology of the foot and about Animal mascots from around the world. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags, this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football.

Puzzle Ninja

Puzzle Ninja

From the guardian’s very own puzzle master, puzzle ninja is a new collection following the bestselling can you solve my problems?The puzzle masters of japan create the world’s most satisfying puzzles. Each has a distinctive style but what unites them is their megawatt brains and the Beauty of their hand-crafted puzzles, which will challenge and sharpen the mind. Alex bellos has collected over 200 of their most ingenious puzzles, rated easy to excruciating and introduces over twenty new types of addictive problems to solve.Can you beat the puzzle masters to become a puzzle ninja?

Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book

Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book

Test your Football knowledge with over 300 funny and fascinating questions about international games.How much do you know about the World Cup – and the world? Test yourself and your friends with over 300 brain-busting questions from Football School. Why are England called the Three Lions? What is Lionel Messi's creepy-crawly nickname? Which World Cup player wore a wig? Discover the answers to these questions and much, much more. Packed with hilarious cartoons and fascinating trivia, this spin-off from the bestselling series is the perfect way for Fans to learn more about the beautiful game.

Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters

Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters

Puzzles are so enjoyable. They get your brain sparking and the competitive spirit flowing. Solving them is one of life’s simple pleasures.The puzzle masters of Japan create the world’s most satisfying Puzzles, so Alex Bellos travelled to Tokyo to meet them. These enigmatologists include the god-father of Sudoku, the winner of the WorldPuzzle Championships, an inspiring teacher who uses Games to enliven his students’ maths lessons, and the puzzle poet whose name has become a Sudoku-solving technique. They use noms de guerre ― Edamame, Lenin, Teatime, Sesame Egg ― and each has a distinctive style. What unites them are their megawatt brainsand the Beauty of their hand-crafted Puzzles, which will challenge and sharpen your mind.Bellos has collected over 200 of their most ingenious Puzzles, rated easy to excruciating , and introduces over 20 new types of addictive problems including Shakashaka and Marupeke.Arm yourself with pencil, eraser and laser-like focus.Let’s get puzzling . . .

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World

The second book in the groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the World through football.This book is packed with awesome true stories, real Science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads – and it's all about football. What is a vomitory? When do footballers wee? Where do goalkeepers let in chickens? When did Women start playing football? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football.

Rs. 299.25

Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old?Can you beat Sherlock Holmes?If you think the answer is yes – I challenge you to solve my problems. Here are 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia, taking us from Ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries along the way.Pit your wits against Logic Puzzles and kinship riddles, pangrams and river-crossing conundrums. Some solutions rely on a touch of cunning, others call for creativity, others need mercilessly Logical thought. Some can only be solved be 2 per cent of the population. All are guaranteed to sharpen your mind. Let’s get puzzling!

Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the World through the prism of Football. The first book is packed with awesome true stories, real Science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads. When do Footballers poo? Can you play Football on Mars? What is a magic sponge? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as history, geography, Biology and maths. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves Football. Your coaches at Football School, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, are journalists, broadcasters and award-winning Science and Sports writers. Their knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging writing make them the perfect team to teach you how to score with your head.

Visions of Numberland: A Colouring Journey Through the Mysteries of Maths

Visions of Numberland: A Colouring Journey Through the Mysteries of Maths

A ‘mathemagical’ colouring book, with 60 patterns to colour and 10 more that YOU create! For those who ponder the most intriguing questions in maths, the realm of numbers is not only visual but also beautiful. What does a sphere look like in four dimensions? How can a knight on a chessboard visit every square? And can a five-sided tile cover an infinite floor? Visions of Numberland unlocks the world’s greatest mathematical mysteries, with 60 patterns to colour in and 10 more that you can create from scratch. The friendly explanations next to each pattern unlock the secrets of an intellectual quest that has been underway for three thousand years – but no maths knowledge is required. Anyone can be an artist in Numberland!

Can You Solve My Problems?

Can You Solve My Problems?

Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes – I challenge you to solve my problems.Here is the story of the puzzle, one of mankind’s oldest and greatest forms of Entertainment and enlightenment, told through 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia. It takes us from Ancient China to medieval Europe, Victorian England to modern-day Japan, with stories of espionage, mathematical breakthroughs and puzzling rivalries along the way.You'll pit your wits against Logic Puzzles and kinship riddles, pangrams and river-crossing conundrums. Some solutions rely on a touch of cunning, others call for creativity, others need mercilessly Logical thought. Some can only be solved by 2% of the population. All are guaranteed to sharpen your mind.Let's get puzzling..

Football School: Where Football Explains the World (shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017)

Football School: Where Football Explains the World (shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017)

A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the World through the prism of Football. The first book is packed with awesome true stories, real Science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads. When do Footballers poo? Can you play Football on Mars? What is a magic sponge? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as history, geography, Biology and maths. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves Football. Your coaches at Football School, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, are journalists, broadcasters and award-winning Science and Sports writers. Their knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging writing make them the perfect team to teach you how to score with your head.

Futebol: The Brazillian Way Of Life Updated Edition: The Brazilian Wayof Life

Futebol: The Brazillian Way Of Life Updated Edition: The Brazilian Wayof Life

In Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, author Alex Bellos provides a thrilling picture of Brazilian Society and its obsession with the game of Football. Summary of the Book In Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life, the author provides an incisive look into Brazilian Soccer and culture. The Brazilian Football team is one of the best Football teams in the World with legendary names like Pele, Garrincha, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho associated with it. These legendary Players are a source of inspiration for budding Players and are adored by Football-lovers everywhere. But in Latin America's largest country, Football is much more than just a sport. Football also symbolizes racial harmony and flamboyance of youth. It is a Sport that expresses the identity of an entire nation; it is not a Sport but a Religion in Brazil. This book explores what makes Brazil the 'Football country' it is. From the jungles of Amazon to the streets of Rio de Janeiro, the author mentions several stories of some of the greatest names in Brazilian Football. In Futebol the author uncovers what makes Football the Brazilian way of life, and feeling of what it is like to live in a Football-obsessed nation. About Alex Bellos Alex Bellos is a British writer and broadcaster. He was born in Oxford but grew up in Edinburgh and Southampton. He studied Mathematics and Philosophy at Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, where he was the editor of the Paper Cherwell. He presented the BBC TV series Inside Out Brazil and also authored the documentary Et Dieu créa…le foot, which was aired on the National Geographic Channel.

Books written by Alex Bellos at best prices | Best of Alex Bellos (15 books)

Books written by Alex Bellos at best prices | Best of Alex Bellos (15 books) Price
Football School: The Incredible Joke Book Rs. 361.0
Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World Rs. 233.22
Football School Season 3: Where Football Explains the World Rs. 747.0
Puzzle Ninja Rs. 374.0
Football School: The Amazing Quiz Book Rs. 224.0
Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters Rs. 881.0
Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World Rs. 299.25
Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles Rs. 548.0
Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World Rs. 434.0
Visions of Numberland: A Colouring Journey Through the Mysteries of Maths Rs. 374.0
Can You Solve My Problems? Rs. 524.0
Football School: Where Football Explains the World (shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017) Rs. 378.0
Futebol: The Brazillian Way Of Life Updated Edition: The Brazilian Wayof Life Rs. 262.0
The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life Rs. 1430.0
Here's Looking at Euclid: From Counting Ants to Games of Chance - An Awe-Inspiring Journey Through the World of Numbers Rs. 703.0