Felice Arena grew up in Kyabram, Victoria, and undertook an education degree at La Trobe University (Bendigo Campus). He has worked as an actor, appearing in numerous British, US and Australian television programs (includingNeighbours in the 1990s) and in stage shows in London's West End.
Arena was an ambassador for the National Year of Reading 2012 initiative, and has been an ongoing ambassador for the Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge.
'Andy and Judd are undercover in Switzerland. Their mission is to find the headquarters of the evil Blaireau Corporation, but why is Judd so freaked out? One thing's for sure, Andy's upgraded powers and hardware are certainly going to get a workout!' (Publisher's blurb)
Specky Magee and the Best of Oz2011single work children's fiction children's Specky has been selected to represent Australia in International Rules, taking on the Irish in a two-test competition in Ireland. Can the boys learn to play with a new set of rules and perfect their skills with the round ball before the Irish team wipes the field with them? (Trove record)
'This has been an absolute battle ... the ultimate battle of the young guns!
'As Specky battles it out in the state carnival for a chance to play on the hallowed MCG turf, back at school he has a fight on his hands just to be allowed to play with his beloved Booyong Lions. And when his long-lost grandpa comes to visit, it's all-out war at home as well...' (From the publisher's website.)