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Description - Specky Magee & The Great Footy Contest by Garry Lyon

Player Profile- Name- Simon 'SPECKY' Magee Age- 13 Code- Australian Rules Football Team- Booyong High Lions, Under 14's Position played- Star forward. Known for his SPEC-tacular marking ability and for kicking plenty of goals. What to expect this season- Specky comes face to face with a tough, talented player by the name of Derek 'Screamer' Johnson. He was responsible for having Specky sent off during a game last season. The two boys become bitter rivals and when a popular TV show runs a nationwide football contest, Specky is relieved when everyone except Screamer decides to enter. But why is Screamer such a bully on the field? And why is he sucking up to Specky's team-mates? Guaranteed highlights- Incredible footy action by Specky, a surprise trip and the introduction of some terrific new friends. Question on everyone's lips- A true champion in the making, but is Specky good enough to win the Great Footy Contest? By the bestselling authors of Specky Magee. Visit for more

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143300618
ISBN-10: 014330061X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Garry Lyon

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 Whippersnapper, the bestselling Specky Magee books and the popular Andy Roid series. For more information about Felice and his books visit his website at-

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