Robbie the rabbit is worried about a spelling test. So he pretends to be too ill to go to school. A visit to the doctor soon persuades him that there are worse things than spelling tests. Robbie learns that a rabbit can't do better than try his best. Read Awhile is a series of graded stories and non-fiction texts that have been specially written for young children in the Caribbean. Read Awhile books also contain questions, activities and other materials designed to improve children's reading skills and vocabulary.