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William O made a comment in the group UEL PGCE group 2011-2012P7 on programme reviews topic
"Here is my review for The Selfish Giant from Oscar Wilde:

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William O rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde
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The Selfish Giant is a beautifully illustrated book which deals with themes of love and redemption. It tells the tale of a selfish giant who when returning in winter from holidays sees children playing in his garden. He banishes them from his garden...more
William O rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
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Another classic from Julia Donaldson telling the tale of a friendly witch who as she tries to find items she has lost she makes new friends who ride on the broom with her.
As her broom snaps from all the weight a dragon comes to eat the witch. Howeve...more
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
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Great book to engage children. From the title alone children are drawn in and with the repetition in the story children can become involved in the storytelling.

It tells the story of a family going on a journey to find a bear. The family eventually r...more
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Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne
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Handa's Surprise is a fantastically illustrated book telling the tale if a girl named Handa. She is on her way to visit her friend Akeyo. As she embarks on her journey unknowingly animals keep taking from the basket of exotic fruit she has brought fo...more
William O rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson
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Follow up to 'The Gruffalo' the story is about the gruffalo's child who sets off to find the mouse his father is afraid of. After meeting various animals who point the way to the mouse the gruffalo's child meets the mouse. Realising the mouse is not...more
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The Huge Bag Of Worries by Virginia Ironside
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This book could be very useful in the classroom especially for a subject like RE which can be linked to feelings we have and how to deal with them. The book centres on a girl with a "bag" of worries that gets bigger and bigger as she struggles to dea...more
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Ernest, the Moose Who Doesn't Fit by Catherine Rayner
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I really enjoyed this picture book by Catherine Rayner. Ernest is too big to fit into the book even with the help of his little chipmunk friend he cannot fit. However there is a charming solution to the problem!!! The story gives the idea that there...more
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The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers
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I think this is a brilliant book for a young child to deal with losing someone or something close to them. It tells the story of a young girl who loses her father and how her heart goes to a safe place (the bottle). It goes through the young girls fe...more
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The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
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This book tells the story of a beautiful Rainbow Fish that has beautifully coloured scales. Everyone wants one of his shiny scales but the Rainbow Fish refuses to share. This alienates him from everyone and he has no friends.Finally he meets the wise...more
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