Specky Magee & the Season of Champions - Felice Arena & Garry Lyon New Book 3 in the series
Book 3: The season of champions
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New softcover book, 228 pages, first published 2004
Join Simon 'Specky' Magee, the star of the Under 14s Aussie Rules Football team, the Booyong High Lions, in this fantastic Specky adventure.
Specky Magee & the season of champions
Simon 'Specky' Magee and his Under 14s football team, the Booyong High Lions, return to battle out the second half of their league's season. The Lions are playing well and Specky's form is looking good – perhaps good enough to win a scholarship to a prestigious sporting school. But a knee injury sees him sidelined, and suddenly his future is filled with uncertainty. Will his team make it to the finals without him? Will he be able to play if they do? And how is he going to impress the talent scout if he can't play footy? Meanwhile, he'll have to deal with his rival and worst enemy, Screamer Johnson, and he will meet the mysterious Tiger Girl and the Great McCarthy.
Specky Magee finds out why there's more to being a champion than just being a legend on the field.
Co-written by highly acclaimed author Felice Arena and AFL legend Garry Lyon, the bestselling Specky Magee books have been shortlisted for many Australian children′s book awards. Click here to see more Specky books
About the authors
Felice Arena is one of Australia′s best-loved children′s writers. He is the author and creator of many popular and award-winning books, including the Boyz Rule and Girlz Rock series as well as Wish, Bravo Billy, Breakaway John, Sally and Dave, a Slug Story, Hey Cat, Farticus Maximus and of course the massively popular Specky Magee books.
Garry Lyon debuted with the Melbourne Football Club in 1986, at 18 years of age. He retired fourteen 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 Australia International Rules Team for four years. He is now a writer for the Herald Sun, and works on television with Channel Nine and on radio with Triple M.
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Specky Magee and the Season of Champions Book 3 by Felice Arena and Garry Lyon
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