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The Sporty Kids Series


by Felice Arena (Author) Tom Jellett (Illustrator)

Book Cover for the Sporty Kids Series
Meet the Sporty Kids. Joe is awesome at footy. So why is handballing so hard? 
Emma is a swimming superstar. But can she learn to dive? 
Abby always wins at soccer. So why won’t Pete join her team? Stefan has winning racquet skills. But will he ever play a real game of tennis? 
Jessica is a basketball all-star. So why can’t she play without her lucky shoes? 
Luca never loses on the handball court. But can he beat the school’s Handball King?

Award-winning author of the Specky Magee series, Felice Arena, wrote the Sporty Kids books especially for kids who love sport – all of the stories are about playing fun games and making new friends. Plus, young readers will love the hilarious jokes, funny facts and cool skills they learn along the way!

Series Summary


Series: Sporty Kids
Tags: sport humour action illustrated first chapter books realistic fiction
Series reading level: 6+
Books in series: 8
Should read in order? No
Next release: Finished

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1Sporty Kids: Footy!  (2015)
2Sporty Kids: Swimming!  (2015)
3Sporty Kids: Soccer!  (2015)
4Sporty Kids: Tennis!  (2015)
5Sporty Kids: Basketball!  (2016)
6Sporty Kids: Handball!  (2016)
7Sporty Kids: Netball!  (2016)
8Sporty Kids: Cricket!  (2016)