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Personalised Football: A Ladybird Personalised Book - Gift Details

First published in 1964, this book was very much written for boys who enjoyed the beautiful game and wanted to know more about it. But now, the book looks at the popularity of football through history and how the Royal family were, for many years, worried that men would play football instead of doing archery and, thus, wouldn’t have enough skilled archers to help them fight in times of war.

This classic Ladybird hardback book has a twist too – it’s personalised with your favourite football fanatic’s Name which appears on every page – in the text and in all the images. Our Football: A Ladybird Personalised Book is loaded with information about football and is perfect for fans of all ages. With a hardback cover and beautifully reproduced images, it’s ideal for anyone with an interest in the beautiful game and features footballing facts inside the front cover with details of which teams won the First Division League Championships and FC Challenge Cup Final in each year, from 1950 to 1968.

It’s wonderful for anyone swatting up for a pub quiz. The large, clear script by Ladybird, careful choice of words, frequent repetition and thoughtful matching text with pictures will bring to life the beautiful game. Better yet, you can personalise the book with any Name which you’ll see on every page – in both the text and cleverly embedded into the colourful images. There’s even room for a short Message on the inside page.

Your Gift Personalised

Personalise with Any Name of up to 12 characters and a Message on the inside page over two lines with up to 40 characters on each.

General Information

The Football: A Ladybird Personalised Book measures 12.6 x 17.8cm. Your text will be printed exactly as you have entered it, so please double check spelling, punctuation and capitalisation. Accents and other symbols cannot be printed unless otherwise stated.

Delivery Details

UK Delivery Carrier Cost
Standard Royal Mail £3.99 1 - 2 Days 1-3 days
Urgent Courier £6.99 1 Day Next Day
Working Days

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in the production or postage timescales quoted. Orders placed before 11am begin production that day, while orders received after this time begin the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday.

Production + Delivery

The majority of our gifts are made to order, so please allow time for the product to be made (produced) as well as the time for delivery. The table above outlines our production time for both standard and urgent orders, please add these to the postage lead time for an accurate idea of when you’ll receive your item(s).

International Delivery Leadtimes (where available)
European delivery is available on this gift
Delivery outside Europe (worldwide) is available on this gift
Standard Lead Time from production (airmail):
  • Europe: 3 - 5 days
  • Rest of the World: 5 - 7 days
Urgent Lead Time from production (Fedex courier):
  • Europe: 1 -3 days
  • North America: 1 - 2 days
  • Rest of the World: 3 - 5 days
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Football: A Ladybird Personalised Book

£ 12.99
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  • Personalise with Any Name and Message
  • A personalised, hardback version of Ladybird book The Story of Football
  • Measures 12.6 x 17.8cm
  • Features original Ladybird artwork alongside large, clear script
  • Perfect gift for any football fanatic
Made in the UK
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