The Giant’s Necklace by Michael Morpurgo is a book Y6 read and it seems like a great picture book to read. From the website: Lovereading4kids, you can download some extracts to read. If you follow the link in this entry, which is a PDF document, you can read a few pages from this book. This image is also from the book, which shows you how well it’s been illustrated. Michael Morpurgo is an award-winning children’s writer. He is also the author of War Horse, The Butterfly Lion, Kensuke’s Kingdom and many more books children love to read. Which book is your favourite book by Michael Morpurgo?
During Guided Reading, Y4s are reading ‘The Butterfly Lion’. This is the story of a white lion! We enjoy the book and loved the chapter read by Michael Morpurgo. What books are you reading at the moment during Guided Reading? Please share with us your favourites.
This video is about the White Lions of South Africa.
2016 marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl – the world’s number one storyteller.
Throughout 2016, there will be celebrations for Roald Dahl 100, focusing on Roald Dahl’s gloriumptious stories and characters and delivering a year packed with squiffling surprises and treats for everyone.
Roald Dahl day is on 13th September 2016. Follow this link to find out more about all the Roald Dahl news and activities.
Don’t forget to visit this link to read books on-line or off-line. There’s some prizes you can win. Ask your teacher again, if you have forgotten the class code to login!
The coin – the first to depict a children’s literary character – is being released to mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth in 1866. You can order your own coins from the Royal Mint. Ask Mum or Dad!
Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist, best known for her children’s books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Click HERE to visit the site of the Royal Mint for the Peter Rabbit coins.
This is Beatrix Potter’s house in the Lake District. Beatrix Potter also illustrated her own stories.
Today is the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen, the author of many famous children’s stories like The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. Today is also International Children’s book day. Which book is your favourite book? Share with us.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th American President and he served during March 1861-April 1865.
Hi Everyone – these are a couple of random books – see the other entries for more new additions to our school library and there’s still plenty to come. Watch this space after the holiday and remember: Always think how to look after our books, as they look after us! We learn from them and books are expensive too! The same time, we look after nature, as you know, paper comes from trees and the more we save, the less trees we have to cut down! Enjoy reading!
Y2 – These Rainbow Magic books and Beast Quest were ordered for you! Lookout for them in the KS1 box near the door. See the photo. There are more new books for you to read – make sure to look out for the new books when visiting the library!
I’ve been asked to buy more Dork Diaries! They are here, but more will be ordered soon! You will find the Dork Diaries on the ‘R’-shelf. Do you enjoy Pippa Morgan Diary books too? Let me know and I will order more with the next order! Some more Wimpy Kid books for those of you who love reading these books. Look out for them on the ‘K’ shelf.
Hello Everyone! Do you enjoy your holiday? Are you still reading, even whilst on holiday! You should! Remember, there’s nothing better than a good book as a friend, especially when your friends are away!
Are you a Tom Gates or Horrid Henry Fan? Then look no further! Look at all the new additions to the library! There’s more to come!
This week – 14th-20th March – is Shakespeare week! Also, April 2016 is the month that commemorates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Wouldn’t you like to visit the birth place of Shakespeare? Why not asking your mum and dad for a trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birth town, which is between Oxford and Birmingham.
You can also visit this link to read more on the site of Shakespeare Week.
Click on these book extracts to read!
Shakespeare Book extract by Michael Rosen.
More book extracts for you to read and enjoy!
Some really good news! Soon all these new books – and many more – will be available for you to read! Keep searching for new books when you visit the library.
Sadly, we have individuals that think this is the best way of treating a book. How sad to think that some of the new books will end up looking like this? I do hope NOT! Please look after our books, as they look after us! We learn from the books.
Simran and Avneet – Avneet was a granny – can you guess from which book?
Some Y4s dressed up on World Book Day – Can you spot the characters?
What did you do on World Book Day? Here are some booklets we made in Y4. Do you like them? We wrote our own mini stories in these mini booklets.
Do you recognise this person – dressed up on World Book Day?
Who are you dressing up as? We hope to have a few photos of interesting characters!
What are you reading aloud today?
Save the day in your diary. Make sure you read more of your favourite books on this day! Tell us about your favourite books.
Did you know that it’s been 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl? He was born on 13 September 1916 in Wales to Norwegian parents and he died on 23 November 1990. Have you read one of his books? If not, make sure you read one this year!
Are you reading every day?