There’s more to Pie Corbett’s story than first meets the eye – children will need to read closely to uncover its themes.
Read the story as a class, gather ideas, use reading comprehension to unearth the mystery, dramatise the story and write your own versions by modelling the structure and themes.
Pie Corbett is an English educational trainer, writer, author and poet who has written over 200 books. He is also known for promoting creative approaches in the classroom and has experience as a teacher, headteacher and Ofsted inspector. Follow him on Twitter at @PieCorbett.