Billy And Ant Lie: Lying by James MinterBilly And Ant Lie: Lying by James Minter

Billy And Ant Lie: Lying

byJames MinterIllustratorHelen Rushworth

Paperback | May 16, 2016

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Suitable for boys and girls aged 7 to 9

In this book Billy and Ant mess about on their way to school buying sweets and they are late. To cover up for their lateness they tell their form teacher a lie about getting a puncture in a bike tyre, but they get carried away with their own storytelling. Everyone hopes to get away with a lie—that’s why they are told—but there is always a consequence, as Billy and Ant find out. Even their teacher gets into trouble, and she has nothing to do with the lie itself. When the police turn up at school investigating a robbery, Billy and Ant's lie is uncovered. The outcome is that Billy and Ant’s teachers and parents are very disappointed in the boys for lying and getting into trouble. Parents prefer to know the truth, no matter how bad it is; there is nothing worse than finding out that someone you love and trust has been deceiving you. It is best to be honest, suffer the consequences at the time, and learn from the experience.

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 Lie: LyingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.3 inPublished:May 16, 2016Publisher:Minter Publishing LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910727156

ISBN - 13:9781910727157


Table of Contents

1 - The Journey To School2 - Late For School3 - The Police Investigate4 - We Got Away With It5 - The Head Teacher's Office6 - ConsequencesGet Your Free Activity BookBook ReviewWhat Children Can Learn From 'Billy And Ant Lie'Free Chapter - Book 5: Billy Helps maxFor Parents, Teachers, And Guardians: About The 'Billy Books' SeriesAbout The AuthorAcknowledgements