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Pants on Fire!

Author Tommy Donbavand


autonomy, healthy habits, initiative

What do you think would happen if you discovered you were no longer able to tell the truth? Well, Alfie is about to find out! How will he cope in this comic caper? The readers decide!  

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  • Chapter 1 Late, again!

    Alfie Richards was late for school – as usual. He ran down the high street, dodging between early morning shoppers. His thick hair was an un-combed mess, and his almost-white shirt was the same cr...

  • Chapter 2 Liar, Liar!

    Alfie couldn’t help it; the words just came tumbling out of his mouth. “I couldn’t set off for school in time because there was an angry unicorn blocking my front door!” He clamped his hand over h...

  • Chapter 3 Run!

    “Look!” cried Nisa, pointing out of the window. “There’s the unicorn!” Chuck Dingle suddenly lost all interest in Alfie. “Follow me!” he barked to his cameraman, and he raced to the window, press...

  • Chapter 4 Double Trouble

    Alfie and Nisa stared. Standing outside the weird shop where Alfie had bought his energy drink that morning – was another Alfie and Nisa! The two pairs of children stood in silence for a moment, g...

  • Chapter 5 The Whole Truth

    “Yes,” shouted Alfie. “There is something I can do to save Miss Hayve!” “NO THERE ISN’T!” boomed the mysterious voice as the teacher tumbled through the air. “UNLESS YOU’RE PLANNING TO TELL ANOTH...