Bill's New Frock
One morning, a horrified Bill wakes up in a girl’s body! He is sent to school in a frilly pink frock with fiddly shell buttons, and finds that life is suddenly very different. The school bully whistles at him instead of kicking him, and – not being a ‘big strong boy’ – he isn’t allowed to lift and carry. His schoolwork is supposed to be ultra neat, and (worst of all!) he gets cast in the school play as Lovely Rapunzel, who never gets to say anything! By the time Bill gets home, the pink frock is covered in mud, and – thank goodness – he will never have to wear it again! Written by a former Children’s Laureate, this body-swap tale is a hoot from start to finish.