Great Goal! Marvellous Mark! is an entertaining picture book about Australia’s most iconic sport, cleverly told as an alphabet story. Inclusive of gender and culture, the diverse characters in this story prove that Aussie Rules Football is for everyone. Footy lovers of all ages will enjoy the fun football lingo and classic junior footy antics. Janine Dawson’s illustrations are simply joyful – boys and girls having a wonderful time playing their favourite sport.
“If your young reader is an Aussie Rules fan, this is the perfect fit… An Aussie Rules book for boys and girls that encourages alphabet awareness in a clever way, and is funny to boot! Highly recommended. For Ages 3-6. 4.5 stars“ S. Fussell, Sunday Telegraph.
“Capturing the joy (and lingo) of a beloved national pastime, Katrina Germein does a great job at capturing the fast-paced nature of the game.” Books and Publishing
“What I love about Great Goal, Marvellous Mark is that the entire alphabet is encapsulated in this book without the reader realising. Text and illustrations work in perfect harmony to ensure that this book will appeal to both readers and sport enthusiasts.” Dee White
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