A heart-warming tale of a little boy with big ideas, perfect for children learning to read. From international best-seller Jacqueline Wilson.
Sara always gets lumbered with looking after her little brother Bernard. And summer project at the local school is no different. There's so much to do - football, judo, trampolining, model car making, computer games and drama. But all Bernard wants to do is clothes design. Soon all the kids, led by Big Dan, are calling Bernard 'Bernadette' and shoving him around. Sara wants to help but she doesn't want to make it worse. But 'Bernadette' is a little boy with big ideas. And he has a plan up his very nicely designed sleeve . . .
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It’s the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently.
• Varied sentences
• Detailed illustrations to enjoy
• Interesting characters and themes
• A rich range of vocabulary
• More complex storylines to stretch confident readers
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children’s reading.
Book band: White.
For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, see our reading ladder page here