Fergus doesn’t realise his ship-based lessons are odd until a flying box reveals his teachers are pirates! Inventive fantasy for newly fluent readers.
The entertaining story of an unpopular boy called George whose life is transformed when his Grandad gives him an old bottle of aftershave for his birthday.
Packed with amazing facts and terrific trivia about things that children have done when they are eight, from writing novels and symphonies to climbing mountains and recording hit pop-songs!
More insights into the crazy life of Clarice Bean – the story rips along at a hectic pace, starting with a flooded bathroom! Plenty of humour, but serious issues such as friends moving on also make this a good pick for confident younger readers.
Less keen readers should enjoy this highly original page-turner featuring the adventures of two refreshingly different heroes.
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