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Oasis Academy Mayfield
Group status: Now rapidly getting through the shortlist.

We are a new group based in the library at Oasis Academy Mayfield. Although unable to meet regularly we are enjoying the books.

Portswood Readers
Southampton ,
Berrywood Primary School Berrywood Reading Rebels
Southampton's Rising Reading Starz
Shamblehurst Primary School
What is it that persuades you to read a book?

The cover
The blurb
Friend's recommendation
Publicity on internet, facebook etc
Title: The Highwayman
Author: Alfred Noyes
Illustrator: Charles Keeping
Winning Year: 1981

This is the illustrated version of the poem The Highwayman, written by Alfred Noyes and originally published in 1906. It tells the story of a highwayman and his doomed love for Bess, the landlord's daughter.