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Alistair and the Sizzling Shoes

Alistair and the Sizzling Shoes


Alistair and the Sizzling Shoes - The Rainbow School (Book 5)


Eleven-year old Alistair Bold is an anxious boy, not just because of his Asperger's Syndrome but also because he is on the plump size. He is also lonely as his dad, who is a lorry driver, has started another job. Then he receives a postcard from his dad telling him to find out what he enjoys that won't make him anxious and make life easier for him. So starts a journey for Alistair. His passion is dancing. He finds that he can learn more about dancing and actually dance in different lessons, even teaching his classmates, including Billy, how to dance. Is this the hobby that will help his anxiety and make life easier for him? Has he made friends? Has he risen to his dad's challenge? Has he made his beloved dad happy?


The Rainbow School books are not just for children with Asperger’s Syndrome, they are also for their friends and family. The series covers friendship, school and the difficulties a child with Asperger’s faces, with a positive approach which helps readers to understand the disorder.

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