Book Review – The Twits by Year III Book Club

 

We’ve been reading about The Twits. We decided to write about it because it’s a funny book. Even though the pranks are silly we would love to read another Roald Dahl book. His books are so good! We don’t care if it is silly or naughty we just want to read it that’s how great we think it is. If we had an opportunity of reading another Roald Dahl book we would take it and we think you should too. In this book Mr and Mrs Twit are doing pranks on each other. Mr Twit has a long beard when he eats food gets stuck in it.

Rafyur        My favourite part was when they stuck everything to the ceiling.

Rafat          My favourite part was the monkeys escaped.

Armaan      My favourite part was when Mrs Twit makes worm spaghetti.

We love Roald Dahl!

by Rafyur, Armaan and Rafat

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Book of the Month – Thief

 

You’re the new girl in school. You’re just trying to fit in – and it’s not working. Then someone accuses you of theft, and you think things can’t get any worse. Until you get caught in a freak storm . . .
The next thing you know, you’re in the future. Being shot at for being out after curfew. You don’t even recognise your hometown. And you’re heading for a confrontation from your worst nightmare.
What if you could change the past to save the future?

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The Book of the Month for July is written by one of my favourite authors. This book is very interesting and has an exciting plot. When you read this book you will not want to put it down!

Summer Reading Challenge

Head to your library this summer to join the Challenge – IT’S FREE! All children have to do is sign up to receive a map of Beanotown. Read at least SIX library books over the holidays and collect stickers for each book that they read. Children then have to add the stickers to their map to discover the hidden treasure and complete the Challenge! Dennis and his friends will be with you every step of the way to give you clues and show you how to be a Mischief Maker too!

You can use the mischief makers website to keep track of the books that you have read, write book reviews, enter competitions and have a fun and exciting time enjoying reading for pleasure.

Complete the Challenge and you’ll get your own certificate.

 

 

 

Scholastic Book Fair

 

 

The Scholastic Book Fair will be in school on the 9th-16th July 2018. The book fair will be held in the library. Children will be given 30 mins to browse the books with their classes. The book fair will also be open at break and lunchtime.

Each child will be given a leaflet which shows a selection of books that are available at the book fair. There are many more books to choose from on the day for a variety of age groups. The leaflets also have an order form on the back. This order form can be used if items have sold out during the duration of the book fair. All children have to do is select the item that they would like to purchase and hand their order form in to the library. The items will be given to children as soon as they arrive in school. Please do not throw them away.

Every book you buy will help us earn free books for our library so please come along and support us and your child’s reading.

 

Book of the Month – June 2018

 

The book of the month for June is Soccer Squad – Glory by Bali Rai. This book has been chosen to coincide with the World Cup which will take place later this month.

“Dal, Chris, Abs and Jason have made the squad for the local youth club under-lls football team. And after their first match (not as successful as they’d have liked), they are determined to prove that they’ve got what it takes to be winners.

Rushton Reds for the Cup!

Chris is a striker – but can he put the ball in the back of the net when Rushton Reds meet Evington Eagles, their chief rivals, in a big Cup game? He and his team-mates – Dal, Jason and Abs – all want to lift the trophy. But Evington Eagles are the Cup-holders and won’t be easy to beat . . .”

Penguin Books

Book Review – Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Zaara and Mahdi

             

 

The main characters in this book are Rodrick, Manny, Rowley, Greg, his mum and his dad. One of the things that happened in the book is that Greg got a woolly, red sweater that he disliked from his mum for Christmas. We really enjoyed this book because it was hilarious and interesting. We really enjoyed reading about Greg and his family and friend’s daily life. We would recommend this book to lower and upper phase. We would give this book 5 out of 5 stars. Would you like to read another book by Jeff Kinney? Come to the library and you can borrow some more books from the Diary of the Wimpy Kid book series.

 

 

 

 

 

Book of the Month – May

The book of the Month for May is Inspirational Lives: Andy Murray. This book is written by Clive Gifford. This book will appeal to people who love sport especially tennis. There are lots of interesting facts about Andy Murray inside this book as well as some fantastic illustrations.