Wilkie and the Bakoo is a Guyanese oral folktale. The Bakoo is a little man who lives in a bottle. He goes out at night looking for treasure. Wilkie is given a Bakoo, but he soon finds out that the Bakoo expects something in return. Read Awhile is a series of graded stories and non-fiction texts that have been specially written for young readers in the Caribbean. Read Awhile books also contain questions, activities and other materials designed to improve children's reading skills and vocabulary.