Billy And Ant Fall Out: Pride by James MinterBilly And Ant Fall Out: Pride by James Minter

Billy And Ant Fall Out: Pride

byJames MinterIllustratorHelen Rushworth

Hardcover | October 31, 2016

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For 7 to 9 year old boys and girls.

False pride makes a child feel so important that they would rather do something wrong than admit they have made a mistake. Could pride be playing a part in your child’s negative behaviour?

Billy Field says something nasty to his best friend Ant Turner, and they row. Ant goes off and makes a new friend, leaving Billy feeling angry and abandoned. Billy’s pride will not let him apologise to Ant until things get out of hand.

Is Billy the sort of person to have as a friend? Will it be possible for Billy and Ant to be mates again? Can they overcome their differences?

Billy And Ant Fall Out is the second title in the Billy Books series. Each book addresses a unique topic—bullying, arrogant pride, jealousy, lying, stealing, lack of self-belief, understanding money, and secrets. Written to help parents, guardians and teachers deal with the issues that challenge pre-teen children; each topic is presented in a gentle way through storytelling. Setting the issues in a meaningful context helps children to understand the challenges, and to see things from a different perspective. The books act as icebreakers allowing for discussions of difficult subjects. Additionally, each title is supported by a free activity book to reinforce the learning, while having fun.

Buying this book today will support your child in dealing with false or arrogant pride—a negative and unhelpful emotion.

I am a dad of two grown children, and a stepfather to three more. I started writing five years ago with books designed to appeal to the inner child in adults - very English humour. My daughter Louise, reminded me of the bedtime stories I told her, and suggested I write them down for others to enjoy. I haven't yet, but instead I have wr...
Title:Billy And Ant Fall Out: PrideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:126 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:October 31, 2016Publisher:Minter Publishing LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910727113

ISBN - 13:9781910727119


Table of Contents

1 - Billy And Ant Fall Out, 2 - Ant Finds A New Friend, 3 - Billy Misses Ant, 4 - Billy Learns To Skateboard, 5 - Billy Earns His Pocket Money, 6 - New Wheel Bearings, 7 - Billy Steals A Bike, 8 - Billy Does The Right Thing, Get Your Free Activity Book, Book Review, What Children Can Learn From 'Billy And Ant Fall Out', Free Chapter - Book 3: Billy Is Nasty To Ant, For Parents, Teachers, And Guardians: About 'The Billy Books' Series, About The Author, Acknowledgements

Editorial Reviews

"Parents will find that this is an ideal book to read to their children, based as it is, on delivering a message by means of the story itself." Anthony Sims."This book is easy to follow and well written. I found the language and, in particular, the dialogue convincing. It's never easy for an adult to write conversations that children can identify with by Mr Minter does an exceptional job. As well, the plot moves along at a cracking pace which will keep young readers focused and captivated until its end. The illustrations are very good and add to the overall portrayal of the story." Susan Day" I think a lot of young kids will relate to his character and hopefully they see how Billy makes it right in the end and will be inspired to make good decisions from the get-go." Alex Apostol