Clive Gifford is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and over 50 books. For Kingfisher, Clive's titles include Soccer - The ultimate guide to the beautiful game, Soccer Skills, Olympics, 10 Explorers Who Changed the World, How the World Works and Think Again!. He has received commendations from PBS and the Smithsonian Museum and received a Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year award. He won the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize with Eye Benders. A life-long supporter of the London team Queens Park Rangers, he has also been a soccer coach and contributed to various soccer fanzines. Clive lives in Manchester, England.