Do your children love sport, but can’t play at the moment? Why not get them reading, now they have time? Get them reading about their favourite sport. King's Head Librarian, Amanda Roberts, highlights a selection of scintillating sports fiction to get them started. Several of the authors are players themselves.
Here are two series for the cricket lovers:
Big Bash League series by Michael Panckridge:
Glenn Maxwell series by Patrick Loughlin, James Hart and Glenn Maxwell:
And for the netball lovers:
Netball Gems series by Bernadette Hellard and Lisa Gibbs:
For all the Rugby Union players here are a few great reads:
Izzy Folau Series – David Harding & Izzy Folau
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Rugby League lovers will enjoy...
Billy Slater series by Patrick Loughlin & Nahum Ziersch:
AFL players will enjoy these two series:
Fox Swift series by David Lawrence & Cyril Rioli:
Specky Magee Series by Felice Arena & Gary Lyon:
Basketball players, here are two great reads:
I haven’t forgotten the soccer players; here are a couple of great soccer stories:
With many school and council library buildings now closed, why not check out their online catalogues and access some e-books? It's a lot cheaper than buying books online! Get your child to read them to you. Discuss the stories and help them with their comprehension skills. Let’s use our precious time with our children, enjoying some great books.
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