1. Page 148. 'Stan hardly hears them.' Why do you think Stan is not really listening to people talk to him as he passes?
2. Page 150. Describe what the piranhas look like.
3. Page 151. 'No,' he says, 'Of course they can't possibly be piranhas.' Why do you think Pancho agrees with people in the crowd and says the fish can't really be piranhas.
4. Page 152 and Page 154. How does the father's behaviour change on these 2 pages. Why do you think his behaviour has changed like this?