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Rita Bradley made a comment in the group UEL PGCE group 2011-2012P3 on-programme reviews topic
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The Sword in the Stone by Walt Disney Company
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I loved this book and it brings back memories of the film!

So exciting and adventurous! It's every child's dream to do something an adult can't and we follow the magical experience of Merlin who achieves this by pulling out the sparkling stone. There
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
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I can remember reading this prequel at degree level when I was studying postcolonial literature in English and it was great to see how Jean Rhys took the story of Jane Eyre and based it on the same character but changed her name to Antoinette, surrou ...more
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George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl
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George's Marvellous Medicine is a funny, light hearted story about a boy who gives his annoying grandma some of his home made 'scrumptious' medicine. For some reason this does not seem to agree with her and we get to see the effect it plays on her an ...more
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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan Varley
Badger's Parting Gifts
by Susan Varley
read in December, 2011
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This book was so sad because Badger was such a kind and well loved person. The anthropomorphism of Badger helps children to understand the sensitive issue of bereavement in a child - friendly manner. This is an ideal book for helping children to deal ...more
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The Huge Bag Of Worries by Virginia Ironside
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Virginia Ironside encorporates elements of a reassuring picture book with the visual feeling of being anxious and worried through her wonderful, heart felt story book, 'The Huge Bag Of Worries.' This story surrounds a girl called Jenny who carries ou ...more
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Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman
Aliens Love Underpants
by Claire Freedman
read in January, 2012
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This book is very funny and instantly grabs the audience's attention because we are faced with Aliens in Underpants. Children no longer feel afraid or have nightmares of aliens hiding under the bed or in the closet because their imagination is creati ...more
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Beware of Boys by Tony Blundell
Beware of Boys
by Tony Blundell
read in December, 2011
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Beware of Boys is very funny and colourful with lots of animated pictures. There is use of alliteration, such as 'big blob' and 'wheelbarrow of wallnuts.' The language features may be confusing like the concept of the pun 'raw' and 'roared.' These do ...more
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The Snow Queen Chapter by Sarah Lowes
The Snow Queen Chapter
by Sarah Lowes
read in January, 2012
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This chilling adventure is retold in a clear style with carefully chosen vocabulary to make it suitable for newly confident readers. Kay is helped by kind strangers and we gain a strong sense of good and evil which helps children to learn right from ...more
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