Berto is an eleven-year-old boy who lives in Madrid- Spain. His best friend is Paquita. Poor Berto has one big problem. He does not like school. Fortunately- he has a lot of good ideas. He thinks of many fun and exciting things to do rather than go to school. His good ideas include visiting a soccer team stadium and an art museum. Berto also thinks about eating delicious pastries at a bakery and rowing a boat in a park.