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Shelina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dann
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This book is about a group of different animals that live in the forest called Farthingwood. Humans are trying to cut their forest down, and they must escape, leaving their comfort zone and home. They wondered out to find a new home and through their ...more
Shelina rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams
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This book is about a boy called Dennis and he loved wearing dresses! He even put on make up and pretended to be French exchange student! His friends find out his hobby when he can’t resist kicking a football in all his get up! His wig falls off his h ...more
Shelina rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Gangsta Granny by David Walliams
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This book is about a boy called Ben who thinks his granny is really boring! Little did he know…she was a jewel thief!!! Ben’s Granny is addicted to cabbage soup and she eats it everywhere she goes. Ben and granny go on a jewel quest, to steal the cro ...more
Shelina rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
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The book Diary of a Wimpy Kid is really funny and very easy to read. This book would appeal to children who love cartoon characters and funny books. The book is written for children aged 9 and above and I think both girls and boys would adore the boo ...more
Shelina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar
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Bradley Chalkers is a bully, a boy with low self esteem and very little confidence. He has no friends and everybody thinks he’s mean. Even the teachers think he's a ‘monster’. He has no friends but slowly forms a friendship with the school councilor, ...more
Shelina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
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This is a touching tale set in World War Two. This story is about an unlikely friendship forged between a Jewish boy, Shmuel (from a concentration camp) and the son of a Nazi officer, Bruno. Bruno has just moved into a five storey house and is forbid ...more
Shelina rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Messy Martin by Neil  Griffiths
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This rhyming book is about a boy who just can’t keep mess off his clothes! He tries so many things to stay clean; his friends even give him a bib to wear! But he fails to keep clean. His sister gets married and at the wedding serves the messiest food ...more
Shelina rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Twits by Roald Dahl
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The Twits are two ‘ugly, nasty’ people who have nothing better to do than to be mean and play tricks on each other. They look horrible too! Mr. Twit has a long straggly beard with food droppings in it and Mrs. Twit has an ugly face and a glass eyebal ...more
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The Parrot Tico Tango by Anna Witte
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This book is about a parrot that steals fruit from his animal friends. The colourful illustrations make a great starting point for art! I have, in my year 1 class, made giant papier-mâché fruits to put on a display, and we also made a giant parrot an ...more
Girls Under Pressure by Jacqueline Wilson
"I have chosen this book to review as it is one that particularly stands out in my mind going back to my earlier years of finishing primary school and entering second level. This writing is based around a young girl who begins, in the shadow of her..." Read more of this review »
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