Out for the Count
by Anne Fine
illustrated by Vicki Gausden
n/a Interest Age: 5-8
Hugo wants a gerbil, but his dad says it’s cruel to keep an animal in a cage. Hugo doesn’t agree, and so Dad challenges him to spend a day cooped up in his room. The countdown has barely begun when Hugo starts to go stir-crazy…
Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it.
Read the first chapter of Out for the Count below: