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Specky Magee – Felice Arena & Garry Lyon

Simon ‘Specky’ Magee is twelve years old and mad about Australian Rules football.

He’s such a talented player he got his nickname ‘Specky’ for taking ‘spec-tacular’ marks.

Not that anyone in his family would know – or care – about his ability.

When Specky finds a baby photo of himself dressed up in footy gear he is completely confused.

Why would his parents have done this when they hate footy so much?

Who dressed him in those clothes, and why won’t his parents give him a straight answer when he asks them about it?

Determined to find out the truth, Specky embarks on a quest that uncovers more than he ever bargained for.


Specky Magee and the great footy contest – Felice Arena & Garry Lyon

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 teammates?

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