After four daughters Beth’s parents had hoped for a boy. But in spite of her boyish appearance, Beth is a real girl. Beth is an energetic but also sensitive girl. It is not easy to arrest the attention in a family of five children, but, thanks to her fantasy and humour, Beth often holds the spotlight. Yet the teachers and preachers don’t approve of her big mouth. Their lack of understanding gives Beth stomach ache. Fortunately she has an understanding mother. Beth explores life full of keenness and discovers where she is happiest...
A humorous and energetic story told from the point of view of a girl who looks at life full of surprise and enthusiasm, set in the 1980s.
In the same series: Gabble babble and Tornadostorm.
Themes: family, sister, school, singing