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A junior fiction series for boys about a local boys’ rugby league team who get special coaching and advice from star NRL player Billy Slater.

A junior fiction series for boys about a local boys’ rugby league team who get special coaching and advice from star NRL player Billy Slater.

Josh can play footy. He’s fast and fleet-footed and a blur down the sideline. But every time he steps onto the field a stampede of elephant-sized butterflies invade his stomach and he fumbles the ball.

Having his footy-mad grandad screaming from the sidelines doesn't help. To top it off, he blows an easy try and loses his team the opening game of the season. Josh starts thinking about giving up football forever. That is, until NRL legend and Josh's hero, Billy Slater, turns up at training one day.

Can Billy help Josh overcome his nerves and hang onto the ball long enough to score?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857982469

    May 1, 2014

    Random House Australia Children's

    144 pages

    RRP $12.99

    Online retailers

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    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9780857982476

    May 1, 2014

    Random House Australia

    128 pages

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    • iBooks
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    • Google Play
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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

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Glenn Maxwell 4: World Domination
Glenn Maxwell 1: Lucky Break
Glenn Maxwell 2: Academy All-Stars
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Billy Slater 4: Chip and Chase
Billy Slater 2: Banana Kick

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