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Rugby League Fun...

Twelve-year-old Daniel wants to play professional rugby league. Of course he is far too young, but Daniel has a secret, and to everyone's amazement ends up on the team.
But that's just where the fun begins!

Suggested Age Range: 8-12yrs

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A quirky little story…...

- Lorraine Orman, Story Go Round - August 2003

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a treat for sports fans...

- Swap Library Network - August 2004

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I think the really good thing about the book is its incredibly pursuasive writing, he's a sharp, varied, quite nuanced writer…...

- Kate DeGoldi, Radio New Zealand - June 2003



a children’s author who can write with the lightness of touch and everyday truth often absent in young fiction...

- North and South Magazine - June 2003



Fun for adults to read without being condescending to serious young readers....

- Doris Mousedale, Newstalk ZB - June 2004



This book will appeal to boys and girls, whether or not they are rugby league fans...

- Monica Holt, Sunday Star Times - July 2003



It’s gimmicky....

- Norman Bilbrough, New Zealand Books - November 2003

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It's fast and funny, but with serious undercurrents about growing up, judging others, honesty and friendship. A great read for sporty kids....

- Margie Thomson, NZ Herald - July 2003

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It is a sensational read even for someone like me who is 57....

- Graham Lowe, Rugby League Legend - September 2003







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