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  • Published: 24 March 2005
  • ISBN: 9780143301882
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $16.99

Specky Magee & the Boots of Glory




Specky prepares to play a vital part in the school's most revered sporting event – the Boots of Glory football match. But will his need to solve a mystery at the school put his footy future in jeopardy?

When Specky leaves his beloved Booyong High, he's torn between his old friends and his new team-mates. And his loyalty will be tested – on the field and off – because when he crosses that white line, Booyong becomes his enemy . . . And Gosmore Grammar expects nothing less than absolute loyalty from their new star student.
Specky prepares to play a vital part in the school's most revered sporting event – the Boots of Glory football match. But will his need to solve a mystery at the school put his footy future in jeopardy?
Could the Boots of Glory be the most important footy match he has ever played?
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  • Published: 24 March 2005
  • ISBN: 9780143301882
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $16.99

About the authors

Felice Arena

Felice Arena is one of Australia's best-loved children's writers. He is the author and creator of many popular and award-winning children's books for all ages, including the acclaimed historical adventures The Boy and the Spy, Fearless Frederic and The Great Escape, the bestselling Specky Magee books and the popular Andy Roid and Sporty Kids series.

Garry Lyon

Garry Lyon debuted with the Melbourne Football Club in 1986, at 18 years of age. He retired 14 years later with Best and Fairest and Leading Goal Kicker awards, Victorian and All Australian selections, and 226 games under his belt. He captained the Demons for seven years, as well as Victoria, and coached the Australian International Rules Team for four years. He is now a football columnist for The Age, commentator for Triple M and the host of Channel 9's football programs The Footy Show and Footy Classified.

Awards & recognition

KOALA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2006  •  Older Readers

WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2006  •  Young Reader

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