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  • Published: 26 March 2014
  • ISBN: 9780143307860
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $9.99

Crawf's Kick it to Nick: Forward Line Freak




Ben 10 meets Specky Magee! Kick it to Nick is fast-paced and action-filled series with all the fantastic footy action you'd expect from Shane Crawford. Book two in an eight book series.

Nick has been named the captain of the Cobar Creek Crocs. It's a dream come true, but the pressure is intense. He needs to get his team to work together, but they think he's a power-hungry monster. Only Nick's friends know that he's also turning into a real-life monster – and maybe he's not the only one. Can they find out what's causing it all before it's too late to change Nick back?

'Great stuff - finally some great books about AFL, like I used to read when I was a kid!' Steve Johnson, AFL star

  • Published: 26 March 2014
  • ISBN: 9780143307860
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $9.99

About the authors

Adrian Beck

Adrian Beck writes funny, action-packed stories for kids. He is the author of the Derek Dool series, the Champion Charlies series, the Alien Zoo series and the co-author of the Little Legends series with Nicole Hayes, plus the Kick it to Nick series with AFL hall-of-famer Shane Crawford. Together with Sally Rippin, Adrian edited the Total Quack Up! and Total Quack Up Again! collections of short stories to raise money for Dymocks Children’s Charities. As well as being an author, Adrian is a TV producer and a lover of very bad dad jokes. Adrian draws on his showbiz roots to create engaging, interactive school presentations and is passionate about fostering a love of reading among the next generation.

Shane Crawford

Shane Crawford played his first game for Hawthorn Football Club in 1993 and had an amazing AFL career over 17 seasons. He won the 1999 Brownlow Medal, was club captain for six years between 1999 and 2004 and won Hawthorn's Best and Fairest four times. Shane played 304 games before winning his first premiership in his 305th and final match. He is a regular panellist on Channel Nine's The Footy Show and the AFL's national Auskick ambassador. He has four sons with his partner, Olivia Anderson.

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