School Book Character day is coming up and Tig is worried as his Mum has found him a frilly Little Boy Blue outfit. Can he get away with turning up as yet another footballer? A strange turn of events leads to a most unexpected outcome.
*Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language.
* Text type - A story with a familiar setting.
* Labelled pictures of Tig's different costumes on pages 30 and 31 provide lots of opportunities for speaking and listening.
* Curriculum links - Citizenship: Choices, Taking part.
* This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.
Michaela Morgan has written many popular books for children. Her work includes junior fiction, picture books, poetry and non-fiction. Among her many achievements she is an award winning author, short-listed for the Blue Peter Book Award, the Children's Book Award, named an International Reading Association Children's Choice and won a United Kingdom Reading Association award. She has contributed to many school book weeks, INSET courses and conferences. Her work is published internationally. Mike Phillips is the author of several books and screenplays as well as his award-winning Sam Dean novels. In 1997 he was Writer in Residence at London's South Bank Centre.