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Characters overcoming difficulties, with Helen Rutter (episode 17)

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Actress and comedian Helen Rutter drops into the podcast to talk about her debut novel – a funny and touching story about Billy Plimpton, who is just starting secondary school, is desperate to become a stand-up comic… and who is also living with a stutter.

This resources pack includes teacher notes, a PowerPoint, planning sheets and beautifully designed elements for a working wall, and has been exclusively created to be used with episode 17 of the Author In Your Classroom podcast – a virtual ‘author visit’ you can share with children whenever you like, absolutely free!

The resource pack includes:

  • PowerPoint
  • Extract
  • Images and author quotes for a working wall display
  • Planning sheets 1, 2 and 3
  • Themed writing paper
  • Teacher notes


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  • PowerPoint
  • Extract from The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh
  • Images and author quotes for a working wall display
  • Planning sheets 1-3
  • Themed writing paper
  • Teacher notes
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