Betsey's got a trick up her sleeve in this wonderful collection of short stories for young readers by Children's Laureate, Malorie Blackman.
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.
Praise for Magic Betsey
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.www.parentsintouch.co.uk
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 endearingGuardian