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A hilarious junior fiction series for boys and girls that celebrates the great world game of football! Developed in partnership with Football Federation Australia.

The Jindaberg Jets season is well underway, but the Jets are still without a win and the team is out of sorts. Charles seems to have lost his ability to score goals – coincidentally, he’s also lost his special boots! Meanwhile, Benji is struggling with co-captain Charlotte’s super serious approach to training.

The search for the missing boots begins, and in this case, everyone’s a suspect! Will the two champion Charlies be able solve this mystery AND find their winning form?

Reviews

Developed in partnership with Football Federation Australia and released in time for the FIFA World Cup, soccer fans will enjoy this new series, particularly those who are newly independent readers as there is a lot of textual and graphic support to sustain their efforts. With characters the reader can relate to, familiar obstacles to overcome and an in-built rivalry as well as the external one of playing another team, each episode builds up into a page-turning climax that makes you want to find out what happened.

Barbara Braxton, The Bottom Shelf blog

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143791263

    May 28, 2018

    Random House Australia Children's

    RRP $14.99

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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9780143791270

    May 28, 2018

    Random House Australia

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Also by Adrian Beck

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Total Quack Up!
The Champion Charlies 3: The Knockout Cup
The Champion Charlies 4: The Grand Finale
Crawf's Kick it to Nick Collection
Stuff Happens: Dale
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: Half-time Heroes
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: T-Rex at Training
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: Footybot Face-off
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: The Fanged Footys
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: Bugs from Beyond
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: Outbreak on the Oval
Crawf's Kick it to Nick : The Cursed Cup
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: Forward Line Freak
Crawf's Kick it to Nick: The Cursed Cup

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