Reading Recommendation Weekly News

Week of 20th October

Mr Scarrett recommended Danny Champion of the World by Roald Dahl telling everyone how it is a really good read and that it even introduces the book – The BFG.

Week of 13th October

Miss Whitehouse shared Howl written by our very own Mrs Lockett. The book follows the experiences of a pack of wolves and is an engaging and exiting read. Miss Whitehouse said that it even brought tears to her eyes.
Rafe recommended Paddinton by Michael Bond, saying it was an excellent read with fabulous pictures.

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Week of 21st April

Mrs Malcom recommends the Magic Faraway Tree Series.
In the woods, there is the Magic Faraway Tree where all of the characters live. In the tree, there are different magical lands. They were her favourite series of books when she was a child.

Magpies recommend the book ‘Yum! Yuck!’
 It has the question:
“What do you want on your yummy, scrummy, nice and cheesy pizza?”
Here are some quotes from  children: “I like this book because it is funny.”
“I like it because I like pizza.”


Week of 24th March

Brooke Maynard, a member of Reading Express Club, recommends ‘Wilf the Mighty Worrier and the Alien Invasion’  by Georgia Pritchett. She said that it has lots of good description and pictures that help her to understand the story.


Week of 3rd March
Miss. Frost recommends two books, with one of them being  Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book by Julia Donaldson which is mainly aimed at Key Stage 1 children. It is based on people reading and it goes around different books, but in the end it goes back to Charlie.

She also recommended Holes by Louis Sachar aimed at older children.
A boy named Stanley gets sent to a detention centre in the middle of a desert and every day he must dig a hole for punishment and discover the truth about the warden .


Week of 24th February
Brek recommends Dinosaur Facts - He likes this book because he learns from it and he finds it interesting.

James recommended Nancy and the tug of war - He wanted to share this book because the characters like to play tricks on eachother and in the back of the book there are lots of puzzles to play

Mr Scarrett shared the book Thief! - “A girl called Lydia moves from her home to a place called Yorkshire. When she starts school she meets the mean  group of the school and her life turns pretty horrible, eventually she ends up in a time warp and must change the past so that the future will be better

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Week of 23rd January
Miss Greenslade intrigued the children, reading an exciting part of ‘Stormbreaker’ by Anthony Horowitz.
A  very funny part of ‘Horrid Henry’s Big Bad Book’ was shared by Toby from Greenfinches, who loves reading all the Horrid Henry books by Francesca Simon.

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Week of 16th January
Mr Harris  shared one of  Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes, which are humorous rhymes based on well-known fairy tales.
Alfie from Herons encourages you to read ‘Everything’s Amazing’ by Tom Gates.

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Week of 9th January 2017
Miss Whitehouse loved reading Enid Blyton as a child, including ‘The Secret Seven’ and the ‘Magic Five’  series.
All the Harry Potter books by J.K.Rowling are recommended as ‘a must read’ by Molly from Wrens.

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Week of 5th December 2016
Mr Robinson recommends the exciting Terry Pratchett book ‘The Wee Free Men’ for children from seven and upwards.
William from Razorbills:  ‘Grandpa’s Great Escape’ by David Walliams is a funny and entertaining read.

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