Betsey puts on a magic show but everyone is less than impressed with her tricks. No matter, in these four sweet and funny short stories, Betsey learns the importance of believing in yourself, that practise makes perfect, and that some magic is real . . .
This book is one of five short story collections featuring Betsey Biggalow, from Children's Laureate, Malorie Blackman. Beautifully illustrated by Jamie Smith, these warm and funny stories are ideal for building confidence in young readers, whether reading aloud or alone.
Four short stories in one book, which are perfect for young readers to read alone or alternatively, are just the right length for bedtime stories. Betsey Biggalow is a fun character for whom things never go quite right, but she always makes the best of things.
Somewhere between Pippi Longstocking and Tracy Beaker, Betsey Biggalow, who stars in these short, pacey stories, is an imaginative and enquiring girl who is sometimes mischievous but always endearing
A little bit of kindness and understanding can go a long way. So, to celebrate Empathy Day on 10 June, we've gathered together the best books that explore what it means to be compassionate towards others.