Picchio is a naughty puppet who wants to be a real boy. Find out what happens when he runs away from home. For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All titles feature essential key words. Story-specific words are repeated to practise throughout. Designed to be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. All titles include comprehension questions or puzzles, guidance tes and book band information for schools. This Level 4 title is ideal for children who are ready to read longer stories with a wider vocabulary and are keen to start reading independently.