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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Boyz Rule
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y separately published work icon Park Soccer Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 Z1129441 2003 single work children's fiction children's
y separately published work icon Water Rats Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 Z1129445 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'While Tom and Joey are playing in the water at their local pool, they make an amazing discovery in the lost-and-found stakes.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon The Tree House Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 Z1129449 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Nick and Matt want a place of their own to escape from the local girl aliens. So they build a top-secret tree house - well, almost top-secret!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Yabby Hunt Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 Z1129454 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'On a really hot day, Nick and Matt go down to the local dam to catch yabbies. They manage to scoop up plenty of yabbies and have some yabby tales of their own to tell!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Halloween Gotcha! Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 Z1137235 2004 single work children's fiction children's

'Billy and Sam head out for some Halloween trick or treating in their neighbourhood. They raid the spooky house at the end of the street for lollies, giving Sam a mega shock when he least expects it.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon On the Farm Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 Z1140926 2004 single work children's fiction children's

'Tom and Joey get down and dirty on a friend's farm. One squirt of milk leads to a humungous splosh of poo-ooh, pong!-as the boys try out milking...and running from bulls!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Camping Out Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571198 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Con has invited Josh to sleep over. The boys decide to camp out in the backyard but they soon realise that it's not just them out there!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Golf Legends Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571288 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Sam and Billy decide to play golf in their local park. They map out their course and get started, but along the way come up against all sorts of obstacles ... including Billy's dad!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Gone Fishing Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571358 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Tom and Joey have plenty of fishy tales to tell when they go fishing with Joey's dad to a local fishing spot by the river.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Basketball Buddies Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571479 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Sam and Billy meet at the local basketball courts and decide to have a seriously friendly game of one-on-one. While they are bickering, the basketball disappears and the fight is on to get it back.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Bull Riding Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2013 6571714 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'Con and Josh create their own rodeo on Josh's uncle's farm with lots of mud and fun ... and cow poo!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Rock Star Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571780 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Sam and Billy form their own rock group with Billy as lead singer and Sam on guitar. In one uncontrollable moment Billy takes Sam's guitar and lets rip ... with unbelievable results!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Secret Agent Heroes Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571822 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Nick and Matt become secret agents and uncover a real-life drama in their mission to attack Zit Face and his familiar female friend.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Skateboard Dudes Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6571872 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Josh sees himself as the world's best skateboarder until he takes one too many spills and Con takes over as champion at the local skateboard competition.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Tennis Ace Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6572409 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'The national tennis championship isn't the only tennis match in town - Tom and Joey have a competition of their own at the local park. And all the big names can't wait to compete!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Test Cricket Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education , 2003 6572451 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Tom and Joey meet head-on at the test match being held in their local park. And the man of the match (or should that be canine!) fields like no other, with a name to match!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Wet World Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2013 6572494 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'A new theme park has just opened near to where Nick and Matt live and they can't wait to try out the giant water slide - spills and all!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Battle of the Games Felice Arena , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 6572533 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'Chess, Monopoly and Game Boy all star in an indoor battle at Billy's place. The sweet smell of Billy's victory dance gets right up Sam's nose so Sam fights back, big time!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Hit the Beach Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 6572587 2004 single work children's fiction children's

'On a day like today, the beach is the only place for Matt and Nick, or is it? One minute they're catching waves and the next they've spotted something lurking under the water. Just what is the dark shape?' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Olympic Champions Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 6572641 2004 single work children's fiction children's
y separately published work icon Pirate Attack Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 6572713 2004 single work children's fiction children's

'Swashbuckling pirates, Captain Blood and Captain Splash (better known as Tom and Joey) discover "Blood and Guts" in Joey's backyard. They set sail for the high seas to do battle with the enemy.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Race Car Dreamers Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra - Glen Iris area : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 6572771 2004 single work children's fiction children's

'It's speed all the way for Josh and Con as they tear down Killer Hill in their home-made billycart. Trouble is, they haven't counted on how hard it is to steer, as they head straight for Con's dog!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Rotten School Day Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2004 6572861 2004 single work children's fiction children's

'One day at school is pretty much like any other, but not this day for Nick and Matt. One tiny piece of paper leads to a string of classroom disasters. Ahh, those gross girls!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Bird Crazy Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6572948 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Tom and Joey go on a birdwatching expedition to find a bird of prey. They try to catch a falcon, but unfortunately their scheme doesn't go according to plan.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Freaky Snow Dudes Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573035 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Tom and Joey are enjoying a super skiing holiday until snowballs start flying in their direction. They manage to get away, and get lost at the same time. Just what is that dark shape coming through the trees?' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Kite High Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573080 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Nick and Matt buy a new kite, but they soon find out that flying it isn't as easy as it looks. A meeting with an angry bull leads them to strike a deal with the local girl aliens.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Mega Rich Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573122 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Sam and Billy are desperate to become mega rich! They just need to find a money-making scheme that will turn them into millionaires ... or maybe even gazillionaires!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Mouse Hunters Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573163 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Con and Josh become big-game hunters when they try to catch a mouse in Con's father's workshop. They're all set to spring the trap when a late discovery makes them change their minds.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Paper Round Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573204 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'A paper round seems like the perfect way for Nick and Matt to earn extra pocket money. Nick and Matt think they do a great job, but their customers think otherwise - they're not happy!' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Pie-Eating Champions Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573247 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Billy talks Sam into entering the pie-eating contest at the school fete. Billy helps Sam train for the big event, but there's a last-minute hitch. So just who will be the new pie-eating champion.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Space Invaders Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2006 6573291 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Con and Josh build a spaceship so they can launch themselves into outer space. Blasting off is a roaring success, but the unexpected landing causes some problems.' (Publisher's blurb)

y separately published work icon Bike Daredevils Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , South Yarra : Macmillan Education Australia , 2003 Z1858224 2003 single work children's fiction children's 'Con and Josh decide to muck around on their bikes. They become famous neighbourhood stuntmen, and even the dog next door is drawn into the act!' (Source: bookseller's website).

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First known date: 2003

Works about this Work

Fiction in Series : Resources for Literacy and Pleasure in the Primary Years Lyn Linning , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 27 no. 5 2012; (p. 14-19)
Survey of all the major publisher and author series suitable for primary school children.
Untitled Russ Merrin , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 19 no. 1 2004; (p. 28)

— Review of Boyz Rule Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , 2003 series - author children's fiction
Untitled Russ Merrin , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 19 no. 1 2004; (p. 28)

— Review of Boyz Rule Felice Arena , Phil Kettle , 2003 series - author children's fiction
Fiction in Series : Resources for Literacy and Pleasure in the Primary Years Lyn Linning , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 27 no. 5 2012; (p. 14-19)
Survey of all the major publisher and author series suitable for primary school children.
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