Great books can introduce kids to economics at a young age, says Rutgers University economics professor Yana van der Meulen Rodgers. Here she picks some lovely story books for 5-10 year olds and explains the key economic concepts they illustrate.
Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World
by Alex Bellos, Ben Lyttleton & Spike Gerrell
Kane (Ultimate Football Heroes)
by Matt & Tom Oldfield
The Kingfisher Football Encyclopedia
by Clive Gifford
The Illustrated History of Football
by David Squires
Goalkeepers Are Different
by Brian Glanville
There are a lot of books about football for sale in bookshops these days, but which ones are any good? 11-year-old Alexander, who loves football as well as reading, shares his choices of the best football books for kids as part of our ‘By Children for Children‘ series.