A warm, witty tale about family and celebrating difference, from the award-winning author of the Penny Dreadful series and Joe All Alone. Perfect for children learning to read.
Everything about the Jones family is extraordinary – even their dog Digger, who can dance the can-can. Well, nearly everything . . .
George Jones is utterly ordinary, and he hates it.
But now the school talent contest is looming. Will George be able to discover exactly what it is that makes him extraordinary before he has to go up on stage?
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 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories.
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.
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For more information about the series and advice on supporting children's reading, see our reading ladder page here