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Michael Wagner
Author | Primary (All Years)
Australia

Michael Wagner is a children’s author of more than 70 titles, including a 20-book series about the funny and exciting sporting adventures of Maxx Rumble, which was shortlisted for YABBA awards, KOALA awards and COOL awards, as well as The Undys series. Michael has also written acclaimed picture books Why I Love FootyWhy I Love Summer and Family Hugs. Before he was a children’s author he worked as a radio broadcaster with the ABC, a copywriter, a television scriptwriter/producer, a comedy writer and even a songwriter. 

Michael presents to all primary ages, and also runs workshops for students in Grades 5 and 6. 


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Michael Wagner wowing the audience at the CBCAs Night of our Stars 2018.

Books by Michael Wagner

COMING SOON! Goodnight, Little Tough Guy

After a long, hard day of being very strong and powerful, it’s time for the all the tough guys in the world to settle down for a peaceful night’s sleep.

Why I Love Footy

There are a bazillion reasons to love footy! These are just my biggest ones…

There’s the big tackles and amazing marks. There’s wearing the scarf and singing the song. But whether your team wins or loses, from the opening bounce to the final siren, the very best thing about footy is that we do it together.

Why I Love Summer

Sunny days, weekends at the pool, games in the backyard, daylight until late and long, lovely holidays . . . that’s summer, the best season ever. 

So Wrong 1

How can something so wrong by so right!?

From the diabolically dangerous duo of author Michael Wagner and artist Wayne Bryant comes a naughty and subversive collection of twisted tales, odd ads, questionable life lessons and other forms of laugh-out-loud wrongness. But beware…

So Wrong 2

How can something so wrong by so right!?

From the diabolically dangerous duo of author Michael Wagner and artist Wayne Bryant comes a naughty and subversive collection of twisted tales, odd ads, questionable life lessons and other forms of laugh-out-loud wrongness. But beware…

Knockout! Maxx Rumble Soccer #1

Follow Maxx, Rexx and the Stone Valley Saints through a tough and hilarious season of soccer mayhem.

“Don’t worry, Rexxy,” I said. The Crawlies just THINK they’re smart. I bet they’re even dumber than us!”

Shocker! Maxx Rumble Soccer #2

Follow Maxx, Rexx and the Stone Valley Saints through a tough and hilarious season of soccer mayhem.

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