Test Trouble

by Serena Patel

On Sale: 05/21/2024

Test Trouble

by Serena Patel

illustrated by Louise Forshaw

On Sale: 05/21/2024


About the Book

Try as he might, Arun simply cannot wriggle his way out of taking the maths test at school. Instead, he must learn to face his fears in this encouraging and relatable school story from Serena Patel.

Critical Praise

"Many readers may recognise Arun's emotions of fear and anxiety as test day approaches. This light-hearted chapter book explores his feelings with gentle humour, and demonstrates the importance of resilience and support when facing difficult challenges." – BookTrust

"A great universal read for any child who struggles with feelings of nervousness and anxiety, or children who can sometimes feel isolated and alone in school." – INIS Magazine

"This clever and empathetic story helps young readers to understand that they are not alone in feeling stressed and anxious about tests and exams, and that in the end it’s far better to face both the pressures and your fears." – The Blackpool Gazette

"Thousands of children in all parts of the country will immediately feel a flame of recognition catch alight as they read the opening words of Test Trouble" – The Letterpress Project

"Heart-warming and funny, with a diverse cast of characters, this was a such a great book to help readers understand that they are not alone in their fears and anxieties about performing well academically. Filled with fun, friendship and support (sometimes in the unlikeliest of places), a light-hearted story with an impactful message." – Mini Travellers, blog


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781800902756
  • ISBN 10: 1800902751
  • Imprint: Barrington Stoke
  • On Sale: 05/21/2024
  • Pages: 88
  • List Price:14.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
  • BISAC5 : JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education

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