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August 2014




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Fox Swift takes on The Unbeatables

Fox Swift takes on The Unbeatables is the hilarious sequel to David Lawrence’s much-loved book Fox Swift. With wacky cartoons and expert footy tips from Hawthorn champion Cyril Rioli, this book is a gripping page-turner that will have kids cackling from start to finish – even the most reluctant reader won’t be able to put it down.

Fox Swift is really excited about captaining the Davinal Diggers for a second season. Who wouldn’t be? The Diggers have Aussie Rules superstar Cyril Rioli giving them football tips, a galaxy of star players, some sensational new recruits, and let's not forget their quirky mascot: a kangaroo with serious attitude.

But Mace Winter and his father Miles have hatched an evil plan to stop Fox and the Diggers from defending their premiership. They have sneakily recruited the best footballers from all the other teams in the competition to make up a formidable Dragons team they call ‘The Unbeatables’.

Can Fox and his friends avoid detentions, dirty tricks and a rat plague to bring home an unlikely premiership for the Diggers?

Find out in Fox Swift Takes on The Unbeatables


David Lawrence

David Lawrence, is a comedy writer whose TV credits include , Hamish & Andy, TV Burp and Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation. He runs the successful comedy business Laughing Matters and has performed in five Melbourne International Comedy shows. He has won three Brownlow medals in a parallel universe.

Jo Gill

Illustrator Jo Gill is a comedy writer/performer with TV, improv, and theatre experience. She has written for shows on every TV network including a three year gig as Head Writer for the Logies (she is still in therapy). While her knowledge of football could be written on a postage stamp in crayon, she would rather use that crayon to draw mischievous cartoons.


Tasmanian Times

Read an article about 'Fox Swift takes on The Unbeatables' that appeared in the Tasmania Times

110% with Barry Nicholls

Hear Barry Nicholl's interview David Lawrence about 'Fox Swift takes on The Unbeatables'.

Kids Book Review

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AFL Players

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Ladies in Racing

Read a review that appeared in the September issue of Ladies in Racing.

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AFL Record

Read a Fox Swift review that appeared in the AFL Record.

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Sport FM

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A Little Birdy Told Me

Read an interview with David Lawrence conducted by Neridah McMullin for her blog 'A Little Birdy Told Me'

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