There's a strange hissing sound coming from the bush. The children investigate. Is it a snake? Is it a cat? No, this animal has feathers.
In this book, the author uses different words to show how Nicola or James are talking. Which words has the author used instead of "said"? Choose three sentences from the book where "said" is used. Change "said" to another word to show how James or Nicola are talking.