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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.
In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.
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.
I inspected The Book when it was delivered and I truly liked it and it is going to make a great Christmas gift for my wife who is the #1 Kobe and Laker Fan!.
Thank you for a Great Product!
- Presley Vann
Lisa Carney27 Sep 2020
Quick and easy
Quick and easy! Delivery was fast. I would use this company again.
O J Humberstone27 Sep 2020
Our grandson loved the personalised…
Our grandson loved the personalised book which was a lovely story, balanced with facts and fiction.
Michael Beeston27 Sep 2020
Bought this book for my father in law…
Bought this book for my father in law and he chuckled all the way through. Would highly recommend
Brandon Johnson27 Sep 2020
Quick and awesome!
Quick and awesome!
Lorraine Lamb27 Sep 2020
Very fast delivery
Very fast delivery, a lovely unusual gift. I’ve bought one for everyone’s birthday and they all loved them.
RandomHero27 Sep 2020
Fast delivery and excellent quality
Fast delivery and excellent quality. Will use again. Thank you.
Teri Grier27 Sep 2020
Very disappointed. I ordered a book for my grandson’s 5 birthday and had it sent directly to his home in another state. It never arrived! When I inquired they sent me an email from Linda in the United Kingdom with a screenshot of the tracking code stating that it was delivered. I’ve contacted the post office and it was delivered to another address and isn’t retrievable. I’ve called the company and asked for a call back and also sent additional emails without response. If you want something from this company, don’t have it shipped directly as a gift and don’t rely on customer service to address any issues. I’m out my money and a lot of time and have had to quickly find an alternative gift for my grandson’s fifth birthday. Very disappointing!!!
TCT26 Sep 2020
This was a great gift. The personalization made it even more special. Well made, great packaging
Carol26 Sep 2020
I thought it was going to be in book…
I thought it was going to be in book form
Dear Mr Hinchliffe26 Sep 2020
As the sender,I understand it was very…
As the sender,I understand it was very well received ... thank you!