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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 Autumn 1

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



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