Arnold doesn’t want to go to school.Not without his pet whale. Luckily, his neighbour Dora is on his side and together they get the whale into various school situations. Their teacher, Mrs Oates, is not too impressed though. An imaginative story about a child who is reluctant to go to school and how his whale gives him the confidence to interact with the other children. Maverick early readers are a bright, attractive range of leveled books covering 10 levels, from the pink to white bands. The colour banding system allows an emerging reader to track their progression through the reading levels and develop their reading skills. From basic stories using phonics and high-frequency words, to Chapter books, The maverick readers are a great way to start your child’s reading journey.