Specky Magee and the boots of glory
by Felice Arena and Garry Lion
3 Characters in 4 words
Specky- a great full forward
Grizza- a mean, dirty player
Sticks-skinny but lightning fast
The story is set in Melbourne
The aim of the book is to be the best Under15 AFL player. However, Specky runs into lots of problems at his new school. He needs to do stunts to prove himself. Specky has a famous game coming up, the Boots of Glory. but someone has stolen the boots! The game goes on and... GOSMORE WINS! Specky is so thrilled that he won. But will anyone find out about his stunts?
In the book...
The author trys to tell the reader how great it would be to play AFL.
The best part of the book is when Specky plays the boots of glory game. it is really thrilling and action-packed.
'In the dark of a stll autumn night, the shadowy figure of a teenager tiptoed across the floor'. Just one example of the great descriptive writing in this book.
IS IT FOR YOU?
I would recommend this book to anyone that enjoys AFL!
Speck Magee and the boots of glory
By Felice Arena and Garry Lion
Published 2005 Penguin Group