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War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
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As a year six teacher, teaching World War One to my class, there was no way that I was going to allow the chance to study this text pass me by. If you have seen the film (released in 2011) - which more of you probably have than have read the book - y...more
Midget by Tim Bowler
Midget
by Tim Bowler
read in April, 2014
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I saw the cover of this book first, whilst on Holiday in the Lake District looking for a good read. I was not disappointed. From start to finish I was engrossed, so much so that I read it all the way through in one sitting.

The book follows a young bo...more
Danny Marshall made a comment in the group UEL PGCE group 2011-2012P3 on-programme reviews topic
"Here is my review of 'Too Much Talk' : A West African Folktale!

enjoy...

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
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Too Much Talk by Angela Shelf Medearis
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I read this book as part of a Barnaby Bear Topic with my year one class. Barnaby was currently visiting Kenya and this was a text chosen for his visit for the class to study and to do work around. It is just an absolutely FANTASTIC book. There is lot...more
Even My Ears Are Smiling by Michael Rosen
Even My Ears Are Smiling
by Michael Rosen
read in February, 2012
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I bought this book for about £5 off of a website and didn't know what to expect when it arrived, all that I knew about Michael Rosen was his classic "We're going on a Bear Hunt". It did not disappoint, this book is fantastic.

It contains over 80 poems...more
The Huge Bag of Worries by Virginia Ironside
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The Huge Bag of Worries by Virginia Ironside

This is a great child-friendly take on things that we worry about. It covers worries such as getting fat, friends moving away, parents arguing and getting bad marks at school. The author presents all these...more
Here Come the Aliens! by Colin McNaughton
Here Come the Aliens!
by Colin McNaughton
read in February, 2012
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This is another great book on Aliens invading Earth, and is very similar to Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort (please see my books for a review)!

This is a short story about a group of aliens coming to invade Earth. The story its...more
Atticus the Storyteller by Lucy Coats
Atticus the Storyteller: 100 Stories from Greece
by Lucy Coats (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2012
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I first encountered this book on work experience with Year 3 and loved the simplistic way it tells Greek Myths in child friendly language. Starting a new IPC topic of Myths and Legends on SEB I remembered this book and invested in it. My year 6's can...more
Ausländer by Paul Dowswell
Ausländer
by Paul Dowswell
read in October, 2011
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*SPOILERS ALERT*

When I found this book in the library and read the blurb, it drew me in straight away. Auslander is a German word which translates to mean ‘foreigner’. This book is a story about a young boy Piotr and what it was like to grow up in Po...more
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"Yeah I didnt get to see it, one for the DVD collecton I think! "
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