The Book of the Year: Early Childhood 2018 Notable Book!
Illustrated by Janine Dawson & published by Ford Street Publishing
Buy copies here. Teaching Notes here. Fun footy ideas on Pinterest here.
Inclusive of gender and culture, this story proves that footy is for everyone.
“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.
“Germein has created a wonderfully entertaining book that cleverly weaves in footy terminology, game process, team spirit, alphabet recognition and pure fun, all in a high action, exciting read that your little footy fans are guaranteed to love!” K Sarah Wallace, Kids’ Book Review
“Katrina Germein continues in successfully capturing Australian culture, this time as it relates to Australian Rules Football…Great Goal! Marvellous Mark! is energetic with fast-paced action and speedy writing to satisfy those sports mad youngsters.” Nicole Nelson, Read Plus
“This book is sure to be devoured by young AFL enthusiasts and will no doubt be in high demand in public, preschool and primary school libraries.” Rebecca Kemble, Reading Time