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Steven Farmer made a comment in the group UEL Primary PGCE 2012-13P6 reviews topic
" And here's another - The Penguin Quartet by Peter Arrhenius, illustrated by Ingela Peterson.

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The Penguin Quartet by Peter Arrhenius
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I like this book mainly for the illustrations which are really fantastic. The style just really appeals to me, and I love how much there is going on in them. The story itself is nice too, and I think it would capture children's imagination.

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The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde
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I was drawn to this book as I recognised the illustrator, Jane Ray, from another book, The King of Capri. I find the colour, detail and depiction of city life long ago in the illustrations really appealing. The story is a fairy tale originally writte ...more
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" Here's a review of Flat Stanley. An old book from the 60s that I love. It is an early chapter book, with pictures on most double pages to go alongside ...more "
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Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
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I'm not sure what it was that attracted me to Flat Stanley, but I'm pretty sure I either read the series as a child, or they were recreated on TV at some point. Anyway, I found myself reading this book and really enjoyed it.

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Steven Farmer made a comment in the group York St John and UEL discussion groupNon-fiction topic
" Hi everyone,

Here are two reviews on history books that I have used recently. One is about the history of London through time, and the other is about t
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Children's History of London by Jim Pipe
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This was another book that I used for a lesson on the Great Fire of London, to challenge the more able readers in the Year 5 class I was teaching. The book is about the history of London, not the Great Fire specifically, but it has two nice double pa ...more
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The Great Fire Of London by Liz Gogerly
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I used this book recently with a Year 5 class for a literacy lesson that linked in with their cross curricular topic of the history of London. It's a good little book with well sequenced spreads that tell the story of the Great Fire of London, using ...more
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