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Discover the history of ‘the beautiful game’, where hundreds of men used to play in one game all at once!
Your chosen name appears on the cover
Write a special message on the title page
Features original Ladybird artwork
Written in Ladybird’s large clear script
Available as a hardback and measures 12.6 x 17.8cm
Do you know someone who’s curious about how the beautiful game earned its name? Kick off their education with Ladybird’s Story of Football. Before leather balls and goal posts, kids once used tin cans and stones. Laws were even passed under the reign of Queen Elizabeth forbidding men to play football! But there’s much more to this vintage ladybird book…
Featuring the recipient’s name on the cover and throughout the original ladybird artwork, the book is written in large clear script and easy to read. You can even add a special message on the inside page too. This personalised ladybird book guarantees you’ll have a football fanatic on your hands in no time!
How to Personalise Your Ladybird Football Book
Personalise with any name up to 12 characters which will appear on the cover of the book and throughout the illustrations. Add a message of 2 lines, up to 40 characters per line which will appear on the opening page. Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.
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We’re constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!
Consumer10 Aug 2020
Very good product, reasonably priced. Will be enjoyed for years to come.
Mrs Peacock22 Jun 2020
Husband loved this as part of his birthday gifts.
Annette Walker7 Jun 2020
Becks3 Jun 2020
Very well done, excellent quality book. A great story for all to read about the history of football.
Mrs Louise Smith28 May 2020
The book was fantastic
Mr PHILIP EDWARDS27 May 2020
Great item- fast service
Sarah Whyand30 Apr 2020
Great product, quick delivery :)
Francesca Jones16 Apr 2020
In the Book Team17 Apr 2020
Thank you for your review.
We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the item received.
Excellent service and product was extremely pleased with my purchase and delivered really quickly
- Elizabeth Walker
Michele Gallagher29 Nov 2020
This was purchased as a gift
This was purchased as a gift - very pleased with everything and very well presented.
Susan Buchanan29 Nov 2020
Excellent service. Well worth the money, I bought the leather bound edition delighted with it. I am sure it is going to be a super Christmas present.
WILLIAM JOHNSTON29 Nov 2020
Great product, value for money and promt delivery. No complaints whatsoever.
Mrs L Vousden29 Nov 2020
I ordered a personalised book on the…
I ordered a personalised book on the Sunday and it arrived on the Tuesday- very impressive! Personalisation was fabulous and I can't wait for my niece to see it!! Would definitely recommend using this vompany
Joyce Percival29 Nov 2020
Exciting storyline and personalisation
Exciting storyline and personalisation. Lovely design I’m sure my grandchildren will love them. Thank you.
Julie from Hertford29 Nov 2020
delivery was quick.looks good.it is a…
delivery was quick.looks good.it is a present.
David Moy29 Nov 2020
A nice memory jogger to give as s…
A nice memory jogger to give as s birthday present. Nicely presented and arrived promptly
Linda Brown29 Nov 2020
Fantastic service, quick delivery, lovely book and personalised makes it much more special. A keepsake for anyone. Will definitely recommend to family and friends.*****
Ravenz29 Nov 2020
Nice quality , cute stories! Comes in nice sturdy storage box. Love the personal picture in the back of the book. Would highly recommend !
Christine Hall28 Nov 2020
Book arrived promptly but I was a…
Book arrived promptly but I was a little disappointed with the book. It is extremely thin as in few pages and I thought very expensive.