In Why Must I Do As I’m Told?, Hugo doesn’t want to go to bed even though his mum has told him to. He wants to keep playing basketball, so why must he always to as he’s told? This books explores why children should do what they are told and the circumstances in which it is sensible to not do as you’re told. Children will recognise the characters from the Cbeebies series, What’s The Big Idea?.
This series introduces children to philosophy by exploring different emotions and ideas through a variety of amusing and familiar situations.Each book aims to promote thinking skills in its readers developing their questioning of the world around them and encouraging them to make up their own minds. The books include discussion notes for parents or educators.