A sweet and magical story, ideal for children practising their reading at home or in school.
Olive Brown is scared of just about everything. She is a worrier and what she needs is some courage. Well, one day Grandpa gives her a little box of magic and inside is a special chocolate unicorn who is about to show Olive what it truly means to be brave...
This heartwarming story about finding courage from best-selling author Jenny McLachlan is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves at Key Stage 1 (KS1). It features charming illustrations from Sarah Lawrence and relatable characters young readers will find hard to resist.
Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded, phonically decodable stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories.
'Every child needs a Bloomsbury Young Reader. Fun, stretching, just the right length, full of adventurous vocabulary and punctuation.' (Julie-Ann McCulloch, Teacher)
Book band: Lime
Ideal for ages 6+
This is Book 12 in the Bloomsbury Young Readers Series. See all Bloomsbury Young Readers books here.
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Before Jenny started writing books for teenagers, she was an English teacher. Although she loved teaching funny teenagers (and stealing the things they said and putting them in her books) she now gets to write about them full-time. In her spare time, just like Bea the heroine in her first novel, Flirty Dancing, Jenny loves to jive. She is based in EastbourneMore about Jenny McLachlan