New Release Books by The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids

The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids is the author of All-Star Sports Trivia (2021), Big Book of WHO All-Stars (2021), Women Athletes Who Rule! (2018), The Baseball Fanbook (2018) and other 81 books.

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All-Star Sports Trivia

release date: Nov 16, 2021
All-Star Sports Trivia
A must-have book for inquisitive young sports fans, this collection of sports trivia entertains as it informs, presenting insider knowledge from the world of sports in the distinct Sports Illustrated Kids style. More than simply a list of questions and answers, this full-color, interactive book details the answers to sports'' curious questions — Why is the NHL''s trophy called the Stanley Cup? Who was baseball''s first designated hitter? When were the first Olympics held? Why is San Francisco''s football team called the 49ers? — complete with photos and illustrations that entertain as they inform. Featuring hundreds of questions, young fans will be stumping the adult sports fans in their lives with their expert insider knowledge.

Big Book of WHO All-Stars

release date: Oct 19, 2021
Big Book of WHO All-Stars
Big Book of WHO is a book your young sports fans will return to again and again! This 128-page collection features the brightest stars in sports, past and present. The editors of Sports Illustrated Kids profile the top stars in sports history, with thrilling sports photography and age-appropriate writing that Sports Illustrated Kids is famous for. This fully updated edition includes today''s stars alongside sports'' all-time greats – from Michael Jordan to LeBron James, Tom Brady to Patrick Mahomes, Mia Hamm to Megan Rapinoe, Babe Ruth to Mookie Betts, and more. Completely redesigned to match the modern look of Sports Illustrated Kids, this fun collection of questions and answers will have kids stumping their friends and adult sports fans with their expert knowledge of sports'' brightest stars.

Women Athletes Who Rule!

release date: Jun 05, 2018
Women Athletes Who Rule!
Inspirational and aspirational. Fearless and phenomenal. The 101 women athletes every fan needs to know! The fifth book in the Big Book of Who series from Sports Illustrated Kids profiles extraordinary athletes who shaped the narratives of their sports. The best women athletesãpast and presentãincluding Billie Jean King, Serena Williams, Nadia Comaneci, Simone Biles, and dozens more are grouped into these categories: Superstars who reinvented what it means to be a sports celebrity, Wonder Women who transcend sports and created seismic shifts in our culture, Trail Blazers who broke barriers and paved the way for others to follow, Record Breakers who set new standards for excellence, and the Champions who showed heart and gumption as winners. All of their stories bring excellence in womenês sports to readers hungry for empowering stories for kidsãgirls and boys alike.

The Baseball Fanbook

release date: Apr 03, 2018
The Baseball Fanbook
Everything You Need to Become a Hardball Know-It-All The next book in the Fanbook series from Sports Illustrated Kids, The Baseball Fanbook has all the nerdy-cool insider knowledge that fans ready for next-level, in-depth stats need to know to impress their friends, family, coaches, and any season ticket holders they may meet. Tailor-made for baseball fanatics ages 8 and up who know the basics of the sport they love, may play it, and are looking to become super fans, this new fanbook is filled with fun trivia, unique lingo, and illustrated behind-the-skills how-to''s. Chapters include Team Tidbits (salient baseball facts about every MLB team), Think Like a Manager (essential strategies to understand), He Reminds Me Of (compares current players to legendary greats of AmericaÕs favorite pastime), and much more!

The United States of Sports

release date: Dec 04, 2018
The United States of Sports
The United States of Sports takes kids on a first-of-its-kind journey across the U.S. with stops in every state in the union. Super cool maps with unique hand-illustrated icons show where all the great sites can be found, including arenas, stadiums, halls of fame, championship golf clubs, the greatest ski mountains, Olympic cities, and more. Each state’s Greatest Moments and homegrown heroes are pro led, and we wouldn’t forget to run down all the numbers! Championships, pro teams, famous events, and more— spread by spread—it’s the book to pore over this season.

My First Book of Basketball

release date: Oct 09, 2018
My First Book of Basketball
My First Book of Basketball, the sixth book in the best-selling Rookie Book series from Sports Illustrated Kids, coaches young kids through the game of basketball with a visual retelling of a professional basketball game—from the jump ball to the game-winning basket! Dribbling, passing, traveling, shooting, dunks, and more are all explained using a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and awesome graphics. Illustrated "Rookie" characters—a girl, Gabby, and a boy, Sprat—appear on every page, providing fun facts and simple explanations to help kids better understand the game. Perfect for emerging readers from preschool up, My First Book of Basketball is meant to be a shared reading experience between parents and their little rookies before, during, and after the game.

The Greatest Football Teams of All Time (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)

release date: Oct 09, 2018
The Greatest Football Teams of All Time (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)
Covering individual teams (Hello, 1972 Miami Dolphins!) but also the best eras in famous teams’ history, such as the Patriots of the ’00s and the Steelers of the late 1970s, the editors at Sports Illustrated Kids dissect the best of the gridiron to show the whys and hows of team building, brilliant strategy, player combinations, and that special magic that the greatest teams have and which owners can’t buy—even if there weren’t a salary cap. Player profiles, stats and records, and thrilling narratives show the march to the Super Bowl and into history of America’s favorite spectator sport. Amazing photos, insider stories, and fun facts capture the cultural phenomenon that is football in the U.S.! The SI Kids editors won’t forget college ball! Picture the 2001 Miami Hurricanes cruising to the national title with a perfect season that was fun and full of swagger, displaying an absurd level of talent with six first-team All-Americans leading the way.

Hockey: Then to WOW!

release date: Sep 26, 2017
Hockey: Then to WOW!
Hockey: Then to WOW! shows readers how the cool sport has evolved from the early days of its 19th century origins to the game as it is today. Using NHL action photographs, illustrations, stories, and trivia, the book is a journey through time both for hockey fans and those new to the game. Kids will learn how basic equipment has changed from a ball to a puck and how the evolution of game strategy has transformed the sport, players, and equipment. Players throughout history are stacked up against each other in every position so fans can dream up the perfect fantasy team with Wayne Gretzky playing alongside Patrick Roy and Stan Mikita. A fun-filled section of the book explores everything fan culture-from the best ice rinks, to the iconic hockey sweater and the hockey haircut along with key aspects of the toughest sport around.

The Football Fanbook

release date: Aug 08, 2017
The Football Fanbook
Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All So you’re a football fan and now you want to take your passion for the game to the next level? The Football Fanbook from Sports Illustrated Kids is just what you need. A key addition to every young sports fanatic’s library, The Football Fanbook is filled with fun trivia and unique lingo to impress friends, illustrated behind-the-skills how-to’s, important game-winning strategies, and much more. Readers will sound like experts in no time.

The Football Fanbook (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)

release date: Aug 08, 2017
The Football Fanbook (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)
So you''ve become a football fan and now you want to take your passion for the game to the next level? Then The Ultimate Football Fan Handbook is just what you need. Filled with fun facts to dazzle your friends, important numbers and milestones, the unique lingo of the game, the strategies that teams employ, and much, much more, this book will have its readers sounding like experts and dazzling their friends with their knowledge.

Big Book of Who: Baseball

release date: Apr 04, 2017
Big Book of Who: Baseball
Batter up! Who was the last player to hit .400? What shortstop began each season with a backflip? Which pitcher has won the most Cy Young Awards? Find out the answers to those questions and many more in u003ciu003eBig Book of Who: Baseballu003c/iu003e, a collection of the 101 baseball stars every fan needs to know, past and present. All the diamond greats are included, from Babe Ruth to Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays to Joe DiMaggio, and Derek Jeter to Mike Trout.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eFeaturing exciting MLB photography and the most current information about baseball’s best players, this u003ciu003eSports Illustrated Kidsu003c/iu003e reference book for young sports fans is written in a fun and easy-to-navigate question and answer format. Player profiles, facts, and stats are organized into five comprehensive categories: Champions, Super Sluggers, Prime Pitchers, Cool Characters, and Record Breakers.

All-Star Activity Book (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)

release date: Nov 07, 2017
All-Star Activity Book (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)
Hours of fun await young sports fans with this must-have activity book from Sports Illustrated Kids! Hidden pictures, dot‐to‐dot, trivia, word search, mazes, and funny fill‐ins are just some of the engrossing activities sports-loving kids will find in this full-color game book jam-packed with more than 150 photographs and illustrations. Have you ever wanted to know what quarterback shares your personality traits? There''s a quiz for that! All the sports kids love--from soccer to baseball to gymnastics and more--are covered in the All-Star Activity Book making this the perfect companion for road trips, plane rides, or just keeping busy without screens after school.

Sports Illustrated Kids All NEW Access

release date: Sep 23, 2014
Sports Illustrated Kids All NEW Access
Sports Illustrated Kids reveals the coolest and most rarely seen parts of the sports world in ALL ACCESS. Kids get an inside look at state-of-the-art locker rooms, star athletes'' houses, and their amazing collections. Readers will be awed by how a stadium transforms from a baseball diamond to an ice rink, as well as how a football starts as a piece of hide to becoming game-ready. Sports fans of all ages will love the lift-and-look features that allow them to literally peel back the layers for behind-the-scenes access that only SI Kids can provide.

Big Book of WHO Baseball

release date: Apr 04, 2017
Big Book of WHO Baseball
Batter up! Who was the last player to hit .400? What shortstop began each season with a backflip? Which pitcher has won the most Cy Young Awards? Find out the answers to those questions and many more in Big Book of Who: Baseball, a collection of the 101 baseball stars every fan needs to know, past and present. All the diamond greats are included, from Babe Ruth to Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays to Joe DiMaggio, and Derek Jeter to Mike Trout. Featuring exciting MLB photography and the most current information about baseball’s best players, this Sports Illustrated Kids reference book for young sports fans is written in a fun and easy-to-navigate question and answer format. Player profiles, facts, and stats are organized into five comprehensive categories: Champions, Super Sluggers, Prime Pitchers, Cool Characters, and Record Breakers.

The Top 10 of Everything in Sports

release date: Oct 15, 2013
The Top 10 of Everything in Sports
Presented in the format of Top 10 lists, this book is a comprehensive yet fun look at the greatest aspects of Pro Sports. From the top athletes to the most popular teams in the world, SI Kids ranks a variety of topics covering every professional sport. Readers are guaranteed to love the big, exciting action photos from the Sports Illustrated collection and the insider knowledge of SI Kids. Filled with trivia and information, this dynamic book will be the definitive kids sports book.

Sports Illustrated Kids What are the Chances? The Wildest Plays in Sports

release date: Jul 22, 2014
Sports Illustrated Kids What are the Chances? The Wildest Plays in Sports
How often do golfers make a hole in one? What are the chances you''ll catch a foul ball at a baseball game? How often do Number 1 draft picks become Super Bowl winners? This book is the perfect combination of little-known stats, amazing plays, and fun facts. Not only will we address all the burning questions that curious sports fans want to know, this book will highlight some incredible moments and underscore exactly how special those highlight-reel plays are.

My First Book of Hockey

release date: Sep 20, 2016
My First Book of Hockey
Next up in the fan-favorite Rookie Book series, Sports Illustrated Kids explains the coolest game in the world to its youngest fans. The puck drops, skates flash, and sticks fly-a hockey game is underway! With a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and cool graphics, My First Book of Hockey introduces readers to the basics. Kids (and maybe a few adults, too!) will learn how power plays work, how the three-period game flows, what a hat trick is, what''s up with the referee''s crease, and more. An illustrated "rookie" character appears on every page, guiding the reader moment by moment, and helping to make My First Book of Hockey an ideal shared reading experience between parents and their young rookies before, during, and after the game.

My First Book of Baseball

release date: Apr 05, 2016
My First Book of Baseball
My First Book of Baseball, the second Rookie Book from Sports Illustrated Kids, coaches young kids through the game of baseball with a visual retelling of an actual MLB game--from the first pitch to the game winning hit! Strikes, outs, steals, foul balls, home runs and more are all explained using a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text with engaging graphics, and a full glossary of essential baseball terms and phrases. An illustrated rookie player character also appears on every page, providing fun facts to help the next generation of fans better understand the game. Perfect for beginning readers, My First Book of Baseball is meant to be a shared reading experience between parents and their young minor league rookies before, during, and after the ball game.

1st and 10 (Revised and Updated)

release date: Jul 19, 2016
1st and 10 (Revised and Updated)
The best-selling book in Sports Illustrated Kids'' Top 10 Lists series is newly revised and updated to include the best players of today! Presented in a fun format of Top 10 lists, 1st and 10 is a comprehensive look at how football players, old and new, stack up against each other with trivia and rankings of more than 30 different topics from the gridiron. Young sports fans are guaranteed to love the vibrant NFL action photos from the Sports Illustrated collection and the insider knowledge of Sports Illustrated Kids. Top 10 rankings include Greatest Rushers, Hardest Hitters, Trick Plays, Best Comebacks, Best Fans, and Touchdown Celebrations.

Face-Off

release date: Sep 29, 2015
Face-Off
The fourth book in the best-selling Sports Illustrated Kids Top 10 series, Face-Off: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Hockey, ranks the best players, shooters, slap shots, and toothless smiles in the NHL. With over 150 different players and teams ranked in more than 15 different categories, this fun look at the greatest aspects of the NHL will serve as the ultimate argument-ender (or debate-starter!) for young hockey fans. Don''t miss the other books in the Top 10 series from Sports Illustrated Kids: The Top 10 Lists of Everything in Sports, 1st and 10: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Football, and Slam Dunk!: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Basketball.

Baseball: Then to WOW!

release date: Apr 05, 2016
Baseball: Then to WOW!
Baseball: Then to WOW! shows readers how baseball has evolved from the early days of the 1920s to the game it is today. Using MLB action photographs, illustrations, stories, and trivia, the book is a journey through time both for baseball fans and those new to the game. Kids will learn how basic equipment has changed from fingerless gloves to specially tailored leather-bound mitts and how the evolution of game strategy has transformed the sport, players, and equipment. Players throughout history are stacked up against each other in every position so fans can dream up the perfect fantasy team with Babe Ruth playing alongside Hank Aaron and Reggie Jackson. A fun-filled section of the book explores everything fan culture-from the perfect ballpark frank to the importance of baseball cards and video games in popularizing the sport.

Big Book of WHO Basketball

release date: May 05, 2015
Big Book of WHO Basketball
From the editors of Sports Illustrated Kids comes The Big Book of Who: Basketball, a 128-page collection of basketball''s brightest stars, past and present. Profiles, facts and stats will bring the best players in pro basketball history to life with all of the classic touches that Sports Illustrated Kids is famous for--terrific, age-appropriate writing and exciting sports photography. Court greats from Lebron James to Michael Jordan, Candace Parker to Allen Iverson, Shaq to Magic Johnson, will be profiled. Written in a fun question and answer format, kids will be able to stump their friends. The Big Book of Who: Basketball is a book young sports fans will return to again and again as a lively, exciting resource.

My First Book of Football

release date: Aug 25, 2015
My First Book of Football
Introducing the Rookie Book series from the #1 sports brand for kids--featuring pro-sports action photography! SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS kicks off the football season with a brand-new series to help young readers learn the rules, plays, and basics about popular sports. In the first Rookie Book, My First Book of Football, an illustrated rookie player character introduces the next generation of fans to the world of football and guides kids through a visual retelling of an actual NFL game--from the nail-biting coin toss to the exhilarating winning touchdown. Simple text with engaging action photography and a glossary of essential football terms throughout, including punt, tackle, kickoff, end zone and more, reinforce the message on each page with humor and fun. A perfect book for beginning readers, My First Book of Football is meant to be a shared reading experience between parents and their young football rookies before, during, and after game day.

Sports Illustrated Kids Top Dogs

release date: Sep 10, 2013
Sports Illustrated Kids Top Dogs
From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids'' editors comes one of the most playful - and visually funny - sports titles ever produced. Top Dogs - Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports history as depicted by dogs. From current baseball slugger Albert Poodles to legendary Cleveland running back Jim Bow-wow-wown, kids will learn about the rich history of sports while laughing at visually arresting photo collages of dog faces on real athlete bodies. The text write-ups will include real sports facts enlivened with pet puns. (For example, who can forget how New York Yankees great Babe Ruff helped the Bronx Bombers fetch four of their 27 world championships from 1923 to 1932. Or how swimmer Michael Yelps lapped up the competition at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.) Sports fans and dog lovers alike will sit up and beg for more!

Slam Dunk!

release date: Oct 14, 2014
Slam Dunk!
Fly high with pro basketball''s biggest stars in SLAM DUNK: TOP 10 LISTS OF EVERYTHING IN BASKETBALL. Presented in the format of Top 10 lists, this book is a comprehensive yet fun look at the best aspects of the ABA, NBA and WNBA. From the most dominant big men to the quirkiest uniforms, SI Kids ranks a variety of topics from the hardwood. Readers are guaranteed to love the big, exciting action photos from the Sports Illustrated collection and the insider knowledge of SI Kids. Filled with trivia and information, this dynamic book will be the definitive kids book on pro basketball.

The Basketball Fanbook (A Sports Illustrated Kids Book)

release date: Aug 13, 2019

Sports Illustrated Kids STATS!

release date: Jul 23, 2013
Sports Illustrated Kids STATS!
Count up the most fascinating numbers behind sports'' greatest moments in STATS! The Biggest Numbers in Sports, created by the editors of SI Kids. Filled with need-to-know stats, engaging infographics, and cool trivia, this 128-page book reveals loads of amazing facts behind each number. Facts like: 27 - the approximate speed of Usian Bolt when he set the world record; 40 - the number of regular season records held or shared by Wayne Gretzky. Beyond the numbers, the colorful book features amazing Sports Illustrated photography and SI Kids'' insider knowledge tailor-made for young sports fans. Stats, facts, and great action photos all add up to one thing: a fun book for all ages!

Big Book of WHO Football (Revised & Updated)

release date: Aug 25, 2015
Big Book of WHO Football (Revised & Updated)
Football is a game of stars. From gridiron greats such as John Elway and Jim Brown to Peyton Manning and Cam Newton, The Big Book of Who: Football Newly Revised & Updated is a collection of the 101 football stars every fan needs to know, past and present. Newly revised and updated with the latest NFL photography and the most current information about football''s best players, this Sports Illustrated Kids reference book for young sports fans is written in a fun and easy-to-navigate question and answer format. Player profiles, facts, and stats are organized into five comprehensive categories: Champions, Personalities, Record Breakers, Super Scorers and Yardage Kings.
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