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Recommended Reads

Each half-term we have a class reading book which is read to children at the end of the day. At the end of the half-term the children create reviews about the books they have read.

 

Below are the reviews of the books which have been read in The Spring Term

Reception:

The First Hippo on the Moon

Felicity – “All of the hippos argus that they’re the first one on the moon, it’s funny”

 

The Smartest Giant in Town

Harley – “I liked it because the giant was so big and kind”

 

Aliens Love Underpants

Alessio – “I love the book because it’s been really good!”

 

Year 1:

Best Friends

Phoebe – “I enjoy this book because it’s all about friendship”

 

Cliffhanger

Jackson – “I liked this book because they went to a park and a zip line which I love”

 

Year 2:

Paddington

Ava – “I love reading about Paddington’s adventures, they’re funny!”

 

James and the Giant Peach

Evie-Lou – “I love the story of the giant flying peach! It’s great!”

 

Year 3:

Sleepover Takeover

Demi-Leigh – “I like the book because it’s funny and has an investigation in it”

 

The Boy Who Grew Dragons

Jack – “I love this book because I love the characters. My favourite is Flicher because he keeps getting himself into trouble but doesn’t get told off!”

 

Year 4:

Matilda

Ellie – “I love it! My favourite character is Miss Trunchball because she’s funny and evil”

Mia – “My favourite part is when Matilda puts glue in her dad’s hat”

 

Year 5:

The Windrush Child

Gracie – “I love how Miss stops the story on a cliff-hanger, it makes me want to read more!”

Sophie – “My favourite character is Benjamin because he’s the author too!”

 

Year 6:

The Windrush Child

Jayden – “I love the story of the boat to England but he doesn’t like it at first! I’m excited to read what happens next!”

 

Into the Sideways World

Mason – “I love how they go into a perfect world where everything they want exists, this is why it’s called the Sideways world!”

 

Scavengers

Samuel – “I love it because it’s an adventure story and I love adventures”

 

 

Below are the reviews of the books which have been read in The Autumn Term

Year 1:

A Selection of Fairy Tales

"My favourite was The Trickle Tree because there was magic in it" - Freddie

 

Year 2:

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

"I liked it because I think I'm like the owl" - Zack

"My favourite part was when the owl thought he saw Santa, but it was an old lady" - Isla

 

The Magic Faraway Tree

"I'd give it a 10/10 because it has lots of funny bits in it" - Willow

 

Year 3:

The Iron Man

"My favourite character was the dragon as he was evil" - Riley

"My favourite part was when the Iron Man went into the water because he didn't know what would happen to him" - Ava

"It's been fun learning about who the Iron Man was" - Olly

 

Year 4:

The Boy at the Back of the Class

"It was funny because there was a boy who kept giving lemon sherbets to the new boy" - Lilly-Anna

"I'd give it a 9/10 because the pictures and words are funny" - Thomas

 

Year5:

The Ice Monster

"My favourite part was when the child isn't supposed to be in the museum, but she gets caught" - Nixon

"I'd give it 8/10 because it's not my favourite book, but it's a great book" - Phoebe

 

Year 6:

Tom's Midnight Garden

"My favourite part has been learning about Tom living with his auntie" - Brooke

"There are some really funny, interesting parts early on in the book" - Mason

 

The Witches

"The Witches is good but a bit scary! It's nice to listen to at the end of the day" - Seanna

 

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

"I love it because I'm a big fan of Harry Potter. My favourite character is Hermione because she's the cool one" - Ruby