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Bilal is terrified of The Test. He can't answer any of the questions!
But then Bumble the bee comes along, and he can answer any question you ask, even the really tricky ones. Then Bilal's granny suggests they go on the wildly popular TV quiz show, What's What? Win the Lot!
But what will happen if Bilal and Bumble do win the lot...?

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Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 7th 2016 by Andersen
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Emily May
Jul 07, 2022 rated it really liked it
Well, I personally thought this story was just okay but my six year old loved it! He read it to me and I didn't even have to persuade him to finish another chapter. It's a nice short chapter book for early readers with black and white illustrations to break up the text. The story is a wacky little tale about Bilal entering a competition and cheating by getting a bee to whisper the answers to him. Will he get away with it? Will he feel like a winner in the end? My kid was really worried he would ...more
Shifa S
Jan 15, 2022 rated it really liked it
What a hilarious chapter book about a Muslim character!

Genre: Chapter book
Ages: 6-9
Available: Amazon

Islamic screening: clean

Bilal has a difficult time at school! He just can’t seem to remember the answers for his test. When a buzzing bee flies into his room and gives him answers, he starts doing extremely well (the answers are HILARIOUS). Then, he actually gets to go on national television to a show no one has ever won before, all thanks to his bee. What happens when the bee doesn’t know an answ
Nov 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Bilal has to take a test every week and he can't answer any of the questions. A bumble bee buzzes in and is able to answer any question. Spoiler alert - Bilal enters a competition in which he has to answer 100 questions, starting from easy to extremely hard questions. Will Bilal and Bumble the brilliant bee be able to answer all these tough questions? I enjoyed the book, and as far as my random book selection at the library goes, this was a good one. A very sweet story. ...more
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Michael Rosen, a recent British Children’s Laureate, has written many acclaimed books for children, including WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and I’M NUMBER ONE and THIS IS OUR HOUSE, both illustrated by Bob Graham. Michael Rosen lives in London.

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