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The football adventure that started it all!

The football adventure that started it all!

Simon Magee is twelve and mad about Aussie Rules. He's even got a nickname – 'Specky' – because he takes such spectacular marks. But his family hates footy… So why is there a baby photo of him dressed in footy gear? Determined to find out the truth, Specky uncovers more than he ever bargained for.

Specky Magee is a one gulp book to be read fast and easily . . . Australian Book Review

It's encouraging Aussie Kids to read and enjoy Aussie culture . . . Eddie McGuire, the Herald Sun

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143308140

    January 6, 2014

    Puffin (AU YR)

    192 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • EBook

    9781743483176

    February 26, 2014

    Penguin eBooks (AU YR)

    220 pages

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Sporty Kids: Cricket!
Sporty Kids: Basketball!
Sporty Kids: Handball!
Sporty Kids: Soccer!
Sporty Kids: Tennis!
Sporty Kids: Footy!
Sporty Kids: Swimming!
Andy Roid & the Missing Agent
Andy Roid and the Avalanche of Evil
Andy Roid and the Tracks of Death
Andy Roid and the Unexpected Mission
Andy Roid and the Turbine Runaways
Andy Roid and the Sinister Showdown
Andy Roid and the Camp Howl Crusaders
Andy Roid and the Heroes of the Night
Andy Roid and the Superhuman Secret
Andy Roid & the Field Trip Terror
Whippersnapper
Specky Magee and the Best of Oz
Specky Magee & the Battle of the Young Guns
Specky Magee and the Spirit of the Game

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