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

Billy And Ant Lie: Lying

byJames Minter, Helen Rushworth

Hardcover | October 31, 2016

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For 7 to 9 year old boys and girls.

Lies are told for a number of reason but most often to avoid getting into trouble. Help your child realise why telling the truth is always the better option in the long term.

Billy Field and Ant Turner mess about on their way to school, and stop to buy sweets. They arrive late, and to cover up for their misdemeanour, they tell their form teacher a lie. As always, there are consequences. When the police turn up at school investigating a robbery, Billy and Ant's lie is discovered.

Do Billy and Ant get into trouble? What are the consequences of their lying? Will their parents or others be able to trust them again?

Billy And Ant Lie is the fourth 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 assist your child in appreciating the impact of telling lies, and how others can become negatively implicated.

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:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.38 inPublished:October 31, 2016Publisher:Minter Publishing LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910727172

ISBN - 13:9781910727171


Table of Contents

1 - The Journey To School, 2 - Late For School, 3 - The Police Investigate, 4 - We Got Away With It, 5 - The Head Teacher's Office, 6 - Consequences, Get Your Free Activity Book, Book Review, What Children Can Learn From 'Billy And Ant Lie', Free Chapter - Book 5: Billy Helps Max, For Parents, Teachers, And Guardians: About The 'Billy Books' Series, About The Author, Acknowledgements

Editorial Reviews

"This engaging and at times exciting tale clearly shows how both Billy's and Ant's lives get awfully complicated because of what seemed at first like a harmless and convenient lie... Billy And Ant Lie makes it very clear that lying is never the best or easiest option, and it does so in a non-preachy and non-judgemental fashion." Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite.