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Canon Slade School

Group status: Meetings every two weeks and everyone is enjoying taking part. Hope to have lots of lively discussions!

Mrs Cairns


Prestwich Arts College
Manchester,
Philips High School
Manchester,
Turton School
Bolton,
E-readers
Lancs,
How to your judge a book?

By it's cover
By the plot
A great ending
The style of writing
A storyt that really makes you feel empathy with the characters
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju