A Bertram Bile time travel adventure series, set along the length of the River Thames
Have you ever been afraid of the dark?
Bertram Bile wasn’t always like this. At primary school, he had friends, kind teachers, and great grades. But everything changed when he started his new school. His parents split up, his dad went missing, and his mum lost her job. Now he’s bullied by his classmate Angus and his evil geography teacher Miss Petrenko. His dad had been Miss Petrenko’s first love, but she never forgave him for dumping her for Bertram’s mum when they were kids themselves. Bertram feels sure that Miss Petrenko knows more about his dad’s disappearance than she’s letting on. After all, why would you take a job as a geography teacher if you didn’t know any geography AND you hated kids?
˃˃˃ The Boy who was Afraid of the Dark
My name is Jack. I’m an orphan at the Foundling Hospital in London where I’ve been since I was five years old - some birthday present that was.
Things are about to go from bad to worse when some boys are mean to me. What happens next is going to change my life forever, but will it be all bad, or could there be a silver lining?
˃˃˃ The Boy who was Afraid of the Dark is the seventh book in the Bertram Bile time travel adventure series, which follows the course of the River Thames from its source in Gloucestershire to the North Sea in Essex. But don't worry if you miss a book or two, you can jump in at any point in the series.
If you enjoy Book 7, don’t forget to leave a review below, and to check out the next book in the series ”�The Raven's Curse’. The Bertram Bile series is based on Sarah Weldon’s real-life expedition as she swims the length of the River Thames from source to sea, visiting the places that inspired the stories. Check out Sarah Weldon’s website for all the behind the scenes of each story and swim. Look out for Sarah’s Libby Lane series too.