‘After the holidays you will learn to count, read and write,’ miss Mary tells the children. ‘That’s very tricky. So, let’s try it, shall we!’ Gus has a very good memory and he can count very well, but he prefers to answer the teacher’s questions in his own creative way. Poor Gus, miss Mary thinks. He can’t count nor remember. Fortunately, Gus’ mum isn’t worried…
Funny story about an intelligent boy who isn’t always understood by adults.
Themes: being intelligent, being creative, counting, remembering, pre-school
Rights sold: Chinese (Taiwan + mainland)