When Betty wakes up, she is still tired. Her head hurts. And her entire body itches. Betty drags herself downstairs. She doesn’t feel like eating anything. ‘Why does Betty have a bump on her head?’ Bill asks. Mum is startled and calls the doctor. Betty has the chickenpox and has to stay at home. Why is Betty always so lucky? Bill thinks.
A funny and recognizable story about a twin.
In the same series: The easy chair and Witches and monsters.
Themes: chickenpox, doctor, brothersister, being jealous