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Alleynes Readers
Stevenage,
Group status: Meeting every Thursday lunchtime and year 7 group

Carnegie Greenaway Shadowing 2017

The Wolves of Currumpaw by Bianca
In this book the author has not drawn very detailed images. At the beginning of the story he is using red,black and white but when the story starts c . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Nalani
I like the way it is drawn in the type of shapes on the pictures, also when you first open the book you can see all of the animal feet on the first bi . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Billy
I like this book because there is lots of detail in the pictures and nice colour . . . .
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Tidy by Kaitlyn
I think Tidy is a good influence on children for when they grow up. It very detailed and the pictures are very colourful. Children will like the colou . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Emily
I don't really like this book but I do like how the pictures are very detailed. . . .
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The Journey by Josephat
The colours are very dull, the cover is great and the book also.This book is about a family who leaves everything they ever had and move on with life . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Luke
The pictures are colourful and the book is imaginative with creative pictures and good vocabulary. It is the poems and the pictures are very good. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Jude
I like the ghost picture because you can see though him. The pictures expand your imagination. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Daniel
My favourite picture is the ghost on the page 103 because it looks really realistic. . . .
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The Marvels by Cody
The illustration have good detail and the grey and white shades make it look like it was done a long time ago. The front cover makes it look more of a . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Rhiannon
A lot of the illustrations are very detailed and magical and I like the colour splashed onto the pages . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Billy
On page 1, it shows you a picture of goats climbing down a steep hill. I like this book because it looks very inspiring. my favorite part of this sto . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Freya
In this book all the pages are very detailed even when there is writing there there are pictures behind it also in this book the font is different on . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Lucy
This is a great book which is is good for little kids because its got more illustrations than words and the pictures are very detailed and the main c . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Bianca
On the first page, the author is using animals and symbols which makes it much more interesting because after you look at them, you will know straight . . .
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The Marvels by Rhiannon
I like how this book as half of the side with pictures and the other side with writing and the sides of the book are golden.The pictures are black and . . .
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Tidy by Sky
I really like this book It was nice how they put a hole in the cover, I also like the colours that are used in the book. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Ella
I think that the illustrations in this book are very good because of their unique style. I think that, although the images are not like the actors fro . . .
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Tidy by Leon
When you open the book there are objects hidden within the drawing of the woods. I thought the book was very colourful . . . .
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Tidy by Hayley
I enjoyed reading Tidy because the pictures were really detailed,the book had a range of words to describe the badger and his surroundings.The hole in . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Kaleb
It's a very dark shaded coloured book. Dieter Braun has taken inspiration from the artists Picasso and Bracque. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Kaleb
its a very dark shaded coloured book. Dieter Braun has taken inspiration from the artists Picasso and Bracque. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Tommy
My favourite pictures are in the sorting hat chapter because of the detail and the colours and how the tones are in the pictures. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Emily
I really liked looking at the pictures as they were very detailed and pretty and when you read the book you will understand what I mean. I never reall . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Ainy
This is a good book. On the first page of the book the illustrator drew animals and symbols from Mexico. There are brighter colours at the start of th . . .
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The Journey by Lily
I really enjoyed looking at "The Journey." The pictures are very well detailed, however, the colours were extremely dull and dark. It is about a famil . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Hayley
I really enjoy this book because the pictures are really well detailed,the poems are great,and I also love how on page 29 the writing went into a dark . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Tommy
This is very colourful and has a lot of poems. my favourite page is 'I am angry' and the pictures made the book better. . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Kaitlyn
This book has very detailed drawings and there's a lot of writing and its coloured which makes the book interesting and the words are rhyming. . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Max
At the start of the book to me the picture are amazing and look different.This book is aimed at younger children.The pictures are very big and stand o . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Bianca
This book is very colourful. It is a book of very interesting rhymes and pictures with kids and animals near them. The pictures are really funny and i . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Oakley
The book is a lot of poems by Michel Rosen and a lot of very detailed picture of animals with a lot of colours. The pictures in the book are almost th . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by michael
This illustrator drew pictures of animals as shapes like triangles. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Cody
This is highly graphical and it has amazing pictures. All is great except one of the end pictures. That one is bit creepy. Most of the pictures repres . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Lucy
This book is very colourful and has loads of pieces of writing on each page.There are poems and beautiful pictures describing what is happening in the . . .
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Tidy by Euan
The first page opens up into a big forest. I like the use of colour and the hidden objects within the pictures creates interest. . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Billy
On the cover of the book it shows a girl cuddling a tiny teddy bear and it looks like she's in her room. I like this book because it reminds me of my . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Rhiannon
This book as very bold and colourful and has a lot of different poems,the pictures are cuddly toys that belong to children, and are also very creative . . .
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The Marvels by Ainy
The cover of the book is decorated with a golden colour but the inside is black and white. l like this book because it is a good book and you don't . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Lucy
This is a really good book to look at and find out about different animals and how they act.This is a factual book with loads of pictures and they are . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Freya
In this book on most of the pages it has loads of pictures and not much writing.The pictures are very detailed with bright colours which makes them st . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Billy
On page 1 it looks like it is very neatly sketched out and it has a unique design. I like this book because it is colourful and it looks like there ar . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Rhiannon
I think the pictures are very original. I like that the pages are filled with colour. The titles are a very watery colour, some pages are very dark an . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Bianca
In all the book,the writer is using watery colors which makes it much realistic and beautiful.I think that this book is very good for the little kids . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Cody
I liked the detail in this book, though some pictures are a bit creepy and others are amazing. The use of colour is interesting because some pictures . . .
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Tidy by Oakley
The characters are all animals (fox,bird snake,owl,badger and a rabbit).The setting is the forest, a normal setting for a story about animals. At the . . .
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Tidy by Michael
At the front of this book there's a bit where it opens up and shows you the setting. It is very colourful and creative. . . .
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Tidy by Harvey
The badger in Tidy has over cleaning disorder and he gets rid of his forest. and all the animals are upset. The book has at the front a hole so you ca . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Max
This author has done a good job because he had an imaginative brain. I liked the feel of the book, how it was laid it out and the interesting pattern . . .
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Tidy by Rhiannon
In this book called Tidy it has a badger who has a cleaning disorder.The pages were mostly very light and colourful and even the pages which were very . . .
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Tidy by Billy
I think this is a good book because it's about a badger who has OCD and cleans the entire forest. Also it talks about him brushing the animals and cut . . .
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Tidy by Freya
This book has interesting features on most of the pages and has more pictures than writing, which is good for younger readers. Also there is a hole . . .
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Tidy by Lucy-Rose
Tidy is a really lovely book for little kids around 4-7. The main thing in this book is that the badger has OCD and cleans up the whole forest. The fr . . .
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The Marvels by Ainey Shafique
This book is a very good book. I liked the cover which is gold and purple. This contrasts with the illustrations which are black and white. . . .
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The Marvels by Euan
I liked the front cover because it is the same picture both sides. Also the gold lining on each page really makes it stands out. I give it 10/10 for t . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Oakley
The Wolves of Currumpaw is an amazing book as the story is short and easy to read and the colours are very simple-black,brown,grey,blue and red. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Rhiannon
In this book there are a lot of pictures about different kind of animals with information about what they do and what are they. The layout of the book . . .
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The Marvels by freya
This book is different to all the others because it is mostly pictures and you have to look at the pictures to see what is happening. The pictures are . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Lucy-Rose
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is very interesting to read because it has loads of illustrations to help you understand what is happening in . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Euan
I liked this book because on the first page you open it up and a whole page of different animal prints. Something amazing is all the animals look like . . .
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The Marvels by Bianca
In this book,the author is using just black and white pictures to tell us the story in about a half of the book which makes it much more interesting.T . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Max
I thought that this book was very detailed and had clear pictures which stood out to me; also they had a good tone. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Connor
Wild animals of the North is a great example of children's book illustrations. The use of faint and curved lines make it look like a art deco poster.T . . .
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The Journey by Alexander
The journey is one of the better and more interesting books I have read even though its not that long. The illustrations are amazing and it really des . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Ella
The illustrations in this book are extremely beautiful. In each image you can really see the relationship between the child in the book and the nature . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Emma
The style of art used during the book is quite different and unique.I thought that having paw prints on the inside covers of the book made it really s . . .
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The Journey by Leo
When you see refugees you think: -They don't belong here. -Send them home so they can re-build their home country. What you don't think is that t . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Leo
You are constantly mistreated and not given enough provisions or anything, you begin to loose hope. Shubi doesn't and with his new friend, Jimmy, he m . . .
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Tidy by Emma
The book had a very interesting story line and I thought that the illustrations made the book even better. I loved the style of art used. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Ella
When I looked at this book I thought that the images were beautiful. The cubism used for the pictures created an amazing effect and I couldn't decide . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Esther
Having read Harry Potter multiple times it was really good to read a picture book of it. Initially I was expecting a simplified story similar to a gra . . .
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Tidy by Leo
If you had OCD would you bulldoze a whole forest with concrete? Pete the badger did and Tidy is a wonderful story in which anything can happen if you . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Leo
A quick paced and positively ripping adventure with mystery, danger and romance- it is a perfect read for anyone and everyone. . . .
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