Infographics are the fresh, interesting new way of displaying information facts and statistics on any subject. Opta World Football Infographics is the first book extensively to explore the rich history, statistics and culture of of football through this innovative new medium. With data extensively sourced from the world's leading football data provider, Opta World Football Infographics reveals the answers to the questions that have long puzzled fans, such as "Who is the best footballer ever?" with candidates including Pelé, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, or which major football league provides the best value for money, or into which part of the goal is best place to put a penalty to score (or be saved) in the World Cup.
Published in association with The Tank Museum, TANKS: 100 Years of Armoured Warfare charts the tank's first century, from the early stumbling attempts at developing an all-terrain armoured vehicle to the lethal killing machines of the twenty-first century. Major technical developments and types are covered from the Mark IV, the German Panzer, the Russian T-26 and the American Grants and Shermans. The most famous tank battles are described, from Flers-Courcelette in 1916 to Kursk in 1943, the First Gulf War and the performance of tanks in the Russo-Georgian War of 2008.
Have you ever wanted to know what actually happened to James Trotter's parents when they encountered an angry escaped rhino? Or how to make the Twits' infamous bird pie? Well now you can find out, with The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl. The book is a brilliant extension to Dahl's wonderful stories, and gives fascinating insights into the characters and events from Roald Dahl's writing in a humorous, exciting and downright gloriumptious way.
Prince was an icon of artistry and individuality, a symbol (quite literally, at one point in his career) of independence, a man who lived for the art of his music. He chose to position himself outside the confines of the music industry and recorded, played and performed the way he wanted to.
Journalist and Prince fanatic Mobeen Azhar interviewed key members of Prince's entourage, many of them speaking about the great man for the first time and this book highlights those first-hand accounts, to paint a more up-close-and-personal picture of this visionary artist than you have ever seen before.