Betsey Biggalow is Here!

Caribbean fun to get you in a holiday mood – whatever the weather! Sparky short stories by former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman. Want big fun and big chuckles? Then make friends with Betsey Biggelow. Although – (whisper it!) – Betsey isn’t actually very big at all. She’s small. But she’s full of bright and shiny ideas. Who cares if it’s pouring with rain or the wind is howling? Join Betsey on her sunny Caribbean island, and get ready to chase away boredom!

  • Four funny illustrated stories for developing readers
  • Written by the hugely talented Malorie Blackman
  • Malorie recently served as Children’s Laureate
  • Kids will love the lively heroine and exotic setting

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    Malorie Blackman

    The former Children’s Laureate is the awardwinning author of over 50 books, including the bestselling Noughts and Crosses sequence.


    Malorie Blackman’s many awards include the Red House and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Noughts and Crosses. In 2005 she was awarded the Elearnor Farjeon prize for services to children’s literature; an OBE followed in 2008 and from 2013-15 she was the Children’s Laureate.

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