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  • Published: 2 February 2015
  • ISBN: 9780857986115
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $16.99

Glenn Maxwell 3: State Showdown




A junior fiction series about an up-and-coming cricketer who is mentored by Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell.

A junior fiction series about an up-and-coming cricketer who is mentored by Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell.

Will Albright has finally achieved his dream of representing his home state of Victoria in cricket! But while playing at the MCG in a junior T20 competition may be a dream come true, it could fast turn into a nightmare if Will can’t focus long enough to get his form together. Luckily Glenn Maxwell is on hand to help Will through his sudden crisis of confidence.

It’s state against state in a knockout fight to see which team can win the T20 National Youth Shield.

  • Pub date: 2 February 2015
  • ISBN: 9780857986115
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Authors

Patrick Loughlin

Patrick Loughlin is a high school English teacher and writer who lives in Sydney with his wife, two daughters and hyperactive spoodle. As a kid, Patrick loved sport, he just wasn't very good at it.

Patrick is the author of the Billy Slater Rugby league series and the Glenn Maxwell cricket series.

Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell is one of Australia's most promising young cricket players. At just 26 years of age he is a fixture of the Australian One Day International and T20 sides, and has featured in the Australian Test team. Glenn is a big-hitting batsman who can also bowl a handy off spin. With a fine catch and a lethal arm, Glenn has also established himself as one of the top fielders in the game.

Glenn was awarded Most Valuable Player in the 2014 Indian Premier League season as well as recently being named Australia's Twenty20 Player of the Year for 2014. Glenn was born in Kew, Victoria and is busy playing cricket in Australia and overseas.


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