Specky Magee is one of the most popular children's book series in Australia.
The books chronicle the life and times of teenager Simon ‘Specky’ Magee, an Aussie Rules football champion in the making.
In 2008 the books were listed by readers in a nationwide Angus & Robertson Booksellers poll as the most popular Australian series for kids after Harry Potter and Roald Dahl books.
The books set the bar for children's sports fiction in Australia and has been responsible for jump-starting a love of reading for thousands of young sport-loving Aussies.
The best-selling series written by Felice and AFL legend Garry Lyon has won five Australian Children’s Choice Book Awards and has sold over
a half a million copies.
In 2016 Specky Magee and the Best of Oz was inducted into the YABBA (Young Australian Best Book Award) Hall of Fame.
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