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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London

Nearly read them all.......
Hi, Miss Moon here. I'm on my last book now - Fever Crumb. I'm loving it. I think Philip Reeve is a fantastic author, and very funny too. Some of the humour he's added to Fever Crumb is brilliant. For example, the pub 'The Mott and Hoople'. Many younger students may not realise that 'Mott the Hoople' is a band from many years ago. Also some of the names of the places are actual places in London, but he's adapted the names slightly - very clever and very funny!
Posted on: 10 May 2010



Carnegie 2010
We've got a small group of students this year shadowing the Carnegie, but I'm so impressed - some of them have read a book in a night, so I think we're going to have a race to see who can read all the titles this year.
Posted on: 10 May 2010



Black Rabbit Summer
I've just re-read Black Rabbit Summer, it took me two nights! I originally read it a while back when the book first came out and I remembered then that I couldn't put it down. This time it was exactly the same, even though I roughly remembered what happened in the book I still enjoyed it. It moves with a thrilling pace. Miss Moon
Posted on: 13 May 2009



Ostrich boys
Just finished reading Ostrich Boys last night. It's got lots of twists and turns. You start to think... will they ever get to 'Ross'? There's a real twist in the end and it makes you think about how the boys have behaved to their friend. I really wanted to see what would happen to them at the end.... How much trouble did they get into? Hope everyone's coming to our meeting tonight and that we'll get some reviews posted. Miss Moon.
Posted on: 07 May 2009



Good so far....
I'm about a third of the way through Ostrich boys and loving it too.... It's a great adventure that I can just imagine was the kind of thing I'd do when I was a teenager. I used to love going on 'risky' adventures with my mates. I can't decide which book is my favourite so far - I'm really enjoying all of them. Miss Moon
Posted on: 04 May 2009



Love em'!
I've just finished Creature of the night by Kate Thompson and loved it! A gripping read, I couldn't put it down and virtually read it in one sitting. I love the way that Kate Thompson brings Irish folk tales into her books. I was also dying to find out what happened to Lars... you'll have to read it to find out! Miss Moon
Posted on: 04 May 2009



Our First Meeting
Well about ten people turned up on the first week maybe because of they forgot or something but we still managed to have fun! We started off just reading and chatting about the books and then spent time "jazzing" up our home page! Claire (Miss Moon is sure more people will turn up next week!)
Posted on: 30 Apr 2009



First Chapter of The knife of never lettting go!
Well, I found the first chapter very helpful. It seemed to explain a lot but still keeping hold of the mystery element. I can't wait to find out what that strange hole in the noise is. I'm probably not going to let go of it this weekend. The author was very clever the way he adapted the writing to suit Todd: spelling mistakes, Abbreviations and such. Thanks for Reading Ben
Posted on: 30 Apr 2009



First meeting tonight!
We're having our first Carnegie meeting after school today. We're going to meet every Thursday from 2.50pm - 4.00pm. We have drinks and biscuits then have a good old chat about the books. I can't wait! Miss Moon
Posted on: 30 Apr 2009



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