Billy Has A Birthday: Bullying by James MinterBilly Has A Birthday: Bullying by James Minter

Billy Has A Birthday: Bullying

byJames MinterIllustratorHelen Rushworth

Paperback | May 5, 2016

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For 7 to 9-year-old boys and girls.

Bullying is an issue in many children’s lives. This book will help to make your child bully-proof.

Billy Field celebrates his tenth birthday with his school friends, but Eddy Jost is upset at not being invited to the party. When Billy receives a special present from his granddad Eddy finds out and wants it for himself. Using bullying tactics Eddy takes the present, leaving Billy devastated. And worse, Billy feels he has to keep his loss a secret from his parents and granddad.

Max Turner, Billy’s best friend's sister, wants to help Billy, and she tells Billy's granddad. Max and Granddad hatch a plan to recover the present.

What is Max’s plan? Does the bully get what's coming to him? Will Billy get his present back?

Billy Has A Birthday is the first 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 on 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 the battle against bullying; a destructive and unpleasant behaviour.

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 Has A Birthday: BullyingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.32 inPublished:May 5, 2016Publisher:Minter Publishing LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910727059

ISBN - 13:9781910727058


Table of Contents

1 - Ten, Ten, Ten2 - The Day Of Billy's Birthday3 - The Magic Of A Birthday Party4 - Billy And Ant At The Park5 - Ant Tells Max6 - Max Has Another Plan7 - The Great Magisco8 - The Wrong Twenty-Pound NoteGet Your Free Activity BookBook ReviewWhat Children Can Learn From 'Billy Has A Birthday'Free Chapter From Book 2 - Billy And Ant Fall OutFor Parents, Teachers, And Guardians: About The 'Billy Books' SeriesAbout The AuthorAcknowledgements

Editorial Reviews

"This is a beautifully written story about bullies and how a young person can deal with both bullies and bullying. It gives some very simple actions that will help the person being bullied to deal with the problem in a proactive way rather than a reactive way. Alongside the wonderful story there are lots of fabulous illustrations that give that little bit extra to the book and will help engage the younger readers even more." Patricia Walker"This book is an elegant, well-written examination of the subject of bullying among children. I gave it to my daughter to read and she really enjoyed this simple, straightforward story that seeks to entertain and advise children about something that everyone experiences at one point in their life." Ian Probert,"Billy's Tenth Birthday is a wonderful example of a story that young children can enjoy reading together with their parents. The book carries Minter's trademark wit, and is well written and accessible, but it also deals with a serious issue that will affect many children as they grow up. Bullying can be a difficult subject for children to talk about, many may feel frightened or embarrassed if they fall victim to bullying. Minter's book acts as the perfect icebreaker for adults and children to begin discussing these issues." Jude Fawley"This excellent little book will be of great help to parents when reading to their children. A story like this is the best way of getting useful thought into a child's head, and dealing with bullying is so important." Anthony Sims