One of an innovative new series of linked stories designed to build reader confidence.
Nick Mack's best friend, Ellie, has a dog called Newton, whom she says is as much Nick's dog as hers. But Nick still wants a pet of his own. When Aunt Terri comes to visit Nick finds a four-leaf clover in the park - and his good luck soon kicks in...
Walker Stories support beginner readers making the transition from picture books in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. Each title features three highly-illustrated, individual short stories linked by one character, so readers can build familiarity and confidence.
This is Book 20 in the Walker Stories Series. See all Walker Stories books here.
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Mara Bergman (Author)
Mara Bergman is an award-winning poet and children's writer. She grew up on Long Island, NY, and always knew she wanted to write. Her poetry has been published widely in magazines and anthologies in the UK and abroad. Her short collection, The Tailor's Three Sons and Other New York Poems, won the 2014 M
Dick King-Smith, a former dairy farmer, is one of the world's favourite children's book authors. He won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for The Sheep-pig (filmed as Babe) and was named Children's Book Author of the Year in 1991. He is also the author of Walker's much-loved Sophie series. He said of these books: "Each time I sit down to write an animalMore about Jill Barton