The Newtown Tigers

The Newtown Tigers

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The Newtown Tigers have lost 18 games in a row. Surely they are the unluckiest team in the history of football! But their luck starts to change when Isabella, the coach's 5-year-old daughter, decides to take over the team. Surely little Isabella couldn't coach a team of 8-year-olds?! Or could she...?
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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 5mm | 90g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 014330447X
  • 9780143304470

About Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner is a children's author whose best-known books follow the funny and action-packed sporting adventures of Maxx Rumble, and the hilarious father-son rivalries of The Undys. He is also author of the novel Dog Wars, and the Aussie Nibble: Newtown Tigers. Prior to becoming a children's author, Michael played in a band that almost became famous, spent ten years working as a radio broadcaster with the ABC, wrote and produced award-winning animation for television, and wrote and performed comedy. Michael lives with his wife, Jane Godwin (who is a proper children's author), and his two children, Will and Lizzie (who think their Dad is really cool). Michael's latest book, Destiny's Right Hand, was published by Puffin Books in 2010. Michael's website is
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