Charlotte and Naomi are frightened of Mrs Kim. She looks strange and scary, so they run past her on their way to school without saying hello. But when they find out the truth about Mrs Kim, they are sorry for being so rude.
Illustrated by Karin Littlewood
Genre: Realistic story
Strand 7: Explore how particular words are used, including words and expressions with similar meanings.
Strand 9: Sustain form in narrative, including use of person and time (e.g. writing from a character's point of view).