Benny, the sports-mad, carefree lad whose adventures in Tunisia have convinced him that he can take on the world, suffers a severe blow to his pride when he meets Babe. He may be a wise guy, but she is at least three steps ahead of him. And he’s on her territory. Benny is visiting his grandfather in the country for the summer holidays and finds his position as a ‘townie’ make him the object of much teasing by the natives. Babe is the village tomboy, given serious respect by the all the local tough guys. She runs a thriving business, rescuing the lost lures and flies of visiting fishermen and selling them at a tidy profit. Babe just might consider Benny as her business partner. But things become very complicated, and dangerous, when Furty Howlin also wants a slice of the action. And that’s not the only problem for Benny. A disco reveals a transformed Babe– can they still be friends now that she is a real girl? This isa sequel to “Benny and Omar”.
This book by Eoin Colfer is aimed at pupils in senior classes. These documents for the teacher contain suggestions on how to use the book as a cross-curricular resource in the Sixth Class classroom.
Teaching Guide (.pdf file 120KB)
Teaching Ideas (.pdf file 70KB)
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