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La Chenille qui fait des trous by Eric Carle

We have been reading La Chenille qui fait des trous by Eric Carle in our French lessons.  It is a translation of the popular story ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’. We would recommend it to anyone who has been learning French for … Continue reading

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The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen

When a small piece of warped glass enters Kay’s eye, he is kidnapped by the beautiful but evil Snow Queen. So sweet Gerda, Kay’s best friend, sets off on a long journey to find and save him. On the way … Continue reading

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Varjak Paw by S.F.Said

This is an action packed adventure book all about a Mesopotamium Blue cat called Varjak Paw. He lived with his whole family and they were happy in the Contessa’s house UNTIL a mysterious, huge man with two sleek, black cats … Continue reading

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Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

This book is about a boy (Michael) and his family.  They went sailing.  Their dog (Stella Artois) got thrown overboard.  Michael was looking for his dog, and got washed overboard.  He washed up on a deserted island….at least, he thought … Continue reading

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Can’t You Sleep Little Bear? by Martin Waddell

Little Bear is scared of the dark. Daddy Bear brings Baby Bear three different sized lanterns but Little Bear is still scared of the dark. So Daddy Bear takes him outside to see the moon and he realizes the dark … Continue reading

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Martin’s Big Words- The life of Martin Luther King Jr. by Doreen Rappaport

This book is the true story of the life of Martin Luther King Jr and how he helped to change the laws in America. Black people were treated differently to white people. They were not treated equally. We really like … Continue reading

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Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees

What is it about? Gerald the Giraffe thought that he could not dance.  He went to the Jungle Dance, where all the other animals were dancing.  They laughed at Gerald and said that he couldn’t dance.  At the end, Gerald found … Continue reading

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