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Limehurst Academy
Loughborough,
Group status: We're avidly reading!!!



We are a small but dedicated group of Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils meeting regularly at breaktimes for book talk, squash and biscuits! Between us, with the help of staff, have read all the nominated books for both awards. We are on the verge of deciding our favourite....watch this space!


The Marvels by Robert
I think the pictures are nice and detailed but I can't understand anything in the first bit because it is just pictures and then in the second part it . . .
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Tidy by Ijaaz
This book is fantastic because it is humorous as well as appealing. The illustrations fit in with the text. It makes a creative flow.I really liked wh . . .
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The Marvels by Phoebe
This book is aimed 12-45. This book is amazing because there are two stories one is a story which is told by drawing. So if you like looking at pictur . . .
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The Marvels by Abbie&Stacie
We decided that this book is aimed for 12-40. We also said that it was good because there was lots of unexpected moments in this book. All the colours . . .
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The Journey by Richard
The Journey is a really good book but a change you could make to the book is to make the water blue not black. Everything is very well drawn and the s . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Alex
We all admired the pictures in the book. We also liked the backgrounds of the book. We liked the way the story moved on through the book and showed th . . .
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The Marvels by lucy
I think the artist is very clever to draw all those pictures I wish I could draw like that.I like how the book switches from images to words and ba . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Micheal
Wild Animals of the North is an extremely educational and very well illustrated book. This book does not have a lot of chapters or a ton of writing .T . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Zavier
I really like this book because the pictures inside are neatly hand-drawn and it has a really nice book cover, what I really liked at the end was the . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Robert
The cover is nice and very detailed, it kind of makes me want to pick it up and read it. It is a nice factual book and I think loads of people would l . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Ijaaz
I think this book is really good because the illustrations are hand drawn and are painted. The pictures are really skillful. I like how after the pict . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Phoebe
This book is amazing because of how they draw the pictures they use shapes, it so cool. There is just the right amount of facts but you can spot some . . .
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Tidy by abbie & stacie
Tidy is a book aimed at younger readers possibly ages 0-6/7 the text and illustrations match really well. There's a lot of the same colours. We would . . .
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Tidy by Shahin
The illustrations in Tidy are really appealing to a young audience. They fit in really well with the text and personally I liked the facial expression . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Richard
I like the look of the book and I like the feel of it. The illustration is good because it is hand drawn and if I could have this book I would it is v . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Sameer
I really like the drawings which look very nice and hand drawn. What I really liked right at the end was where it shows an index of all the animals an . . .
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The Journey by Micheal
This book is absolutely brilliant.The illustrations match what's going on brilliantly. It tells the story of a family in a war and they have to go and . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Alex
We all enjoyed the book because the animals almost came alive from the page. The pages were really skilfully done in a fashioned way. We liked the fac . . .
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The Marvels by Sameer
I really enjoyed this book especially because of the pictures and how it was shaded, which was really nice and beautiful.There are a lot of twists tha . . .
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Tidy by Robert
Nicely presented and very original. There is quite a lot of detail in the pictures and nice colours, the text relates to the pictures very well. . . .
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Tidy by Richard
I liked the book and I also know that it is aimed at younger ages but I also enjoyed when he hoovered up the writing it is a good book and I think the . . .
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The Marvels by Zavier
I really enjoy this book because the pictures were nicely designed and the book has a good cover and the colours tell us what book type it might be. . . .
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The Marvels by ijaaz
The gold edging of the pages really shows how amazing this book is. The fantastic thing is the illustrations are hand drawn. They put the drawings fir . . .
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Our Lady's Convent School
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Loughborough Chatterbooks Group
Loughborough,
De Lisle College
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Loughborough CE Primary School - Yr.2
Loughborough, Leics
 
Title: Skellig
Author: David Almond
Winning Year: 1998

Michael's baby sister is ill. Her condition becomes life-threatening and the family faces the nightmare of an operation to save her life. Michael turns to his new friend Mina and the strange being, Skellig, who has been living beneath the crumbling garag