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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

    192 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
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    • Boomerang Books
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    • Dymocks
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    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781743483176

    February 26, 2014

    Penguin eBooks

    220 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • eBooks
    • Google Play
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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

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