From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a Crazy Bucket Race, Tim's adventure holiday promises to be full of action. There's just one problem: he is hopeless at sports of any kind.
Can Tim survive the horrors of a week absolutely packed with activity? Can his team - the Tigers - be the overall champions? There are some surprises in store for everyone!
Weaves plenty of plot strands in a very short space, and leaves us smiling at the end. Which is definitely the way to do it
An excellent, fast-moving story, full of humour for competent readers
Jacqueline Wilson's easy, humorous style deals lightly with a serious problem. Many children who share Tim's agonies will perhaps take courage from this entertaining story
Get your pens and paper ready - it's time to learn how to draw Victorian heroine Hetty Feather with illustrator Nick Sharratt.
Games & activities
In Hetty Feather’s Christmas, Hetty is entranced by the beautiful Christmas tree at the Rivers’ house. Why not have a go at creating some wonderful decorations for you own tree?