by DK | Children's, Teenage & educational
Published 01/08/2019 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd (DK Children) in the United Kingdom as part of the My Book of Sports series
Hardback | 64 pages
This exciting introduction to rugby will help kids get to grips with the rules of the game, learn new rugby skills, and stock up on rugby world records. This DK children's book looks at the history of the game, and touches on the main types of rugby, including Rugby Union, Rugby League, Tag and Touch rugby. Did you know that rugby can even be played on sand or snow? Or that Japan are hosting the Rugby World Cup this year? Find out all about the World Cup and the Six Nations, both womens and mens, from how it began to which nation has the most wins. There are fascinating stats on every page, with profiles of famous rugby players, past and present, including Jonny Wilkinson and Jonah Lomu. Step-by-step graphics, alongside photography, clearly show how to pass the ball, and explain what scrums, mauls, and lineouts are. Are you ready to get involved?