Barrington Stoke 4u2read: Wartman

Have you ever had a wart? Dilly has one called George who causes him a lot of grief, both at school and at home. That is, until he meets old Mr Ben… A heartwarming and sensitive story from master author Michael Morpurgo, ideal for dyslexic and struggling readers with a reading age of 7. The simplified text includes thought/speech bubbles and dynamic pictures full of visual clues.

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  • Everyone teases Dilly about his wart but Mr Ben gives the wart to the people that teased him.

    9 March 2014

  • loved it


    8 March 2013

  • i have a wart so i think this book will help me feel better

    2 December 2011

  • Wartman is a REEEEEEEEEALLY good book and I really liked the story. The speech bubbles are good and I like the pictures. It is great but a bit short. :)

    16 November 2011

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.


    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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