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Retford Oaks Academy
Retford, Notts
Group status: We may have finished doing the reading roadshow at your school but the reading roadshow team haven't finished their adventure yet!

OUR FANTASTIC TEAM! :)

Hi we are the team from Retford Oaks Academy and we are just here to say that we are very proud to say that we have been picked to represent our school and hope you enjoy browsing are website.

Louy and Harvey

Town is by the Sea by Abigail
This book has beautiful and effective illustrations that excite young children. The comparisons between the dark, scary mines and the lovely seaside t . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Ella
This book is very interesting and the illustrations are very interesting and the children we read to liked it a lot. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Amelia
When we read this book to the Year 1 and 2 at Clarborough, I found that the children were really engaged with the book. I found that they liked the il . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Esme
Today year 7 students from our school went to Clarborough Primary School to read to Year 1 and 2. They loved the book and seemed to have a lot of fun . . .
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King of the Sky by Jaay
Today we went to Clarborough Primary School and read to Year One and Two The children said that the illustrations in this book was very colourful and . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Abigail
I read 'A First Book Of Animals' at Clarborough Primary School. I really loved the colourful illustrations which really engaged the children. The alli . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Harvey
Today we went to Claborough Primary School to read this book. The children loved it and were fascinated by all of the animal pictures. They voted for . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Ella
I think that this book is a very interesting book because the illustrations are really amazing and the book teaches you about animals. The illistratio . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Louie
Today we went to Clarborough Primary School and my partner Harvey and I read 'Under the Same Sky to the children. They reacted with excitement and ask . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Saran
'Under the Same Sky' is a really beautiful book and easy to read to small children. The words rhyme so that makes it even better. Also the animals and . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Greg
I recommend this book as it uses unique and creative ways to display and tell the storyline to the children that read it. It uses rhyme and rhythm in . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Dylan
I loved this book. The art styles are bright but they don't distract from the text. It is certainly worth its place on the shortlist. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Abi
I really enjoyed this book because it has a creative way of showing the story and it was interesting to see how you can have holes in the pages to see . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Abi
I really enjoyed this book because it has a creative way of showing the story. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Mabiele
I really enjoyed this book because it has a creative way of showing the story. . . .
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King of the Sky by saran
This a really good book and the pictures are beautiful. It's a heart warming story and I would read it again. . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Aimee
I really like this book because its very easy to read and its design is very creative. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Paige
This book is very well written. The rhyming leaves an impact on whoever is reading it. The pictures are very well drawn and are very interesting. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Angelina
I feel like this is a very calm and touching book, and has a very impressive rhyme to the sentences. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Fabian
I like this book because of the fluency of the words and the amazing pictures which were heart warming. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Jak
I liked the book 'Under the Same Sky because the pictures were very good and set out nicely. Also the words were very poetic and very imaginative. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Alisha Ireland
I think this book is very loveable because it talks about these two foxess who live under the same sky. I think it is good because it all rhymes and s . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Jaay
I think Town by the sea is very colourful and eye catching.It will be great for little children because there are easy words to understand.The picture . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Leah Launders
I thought this book is fascinating and very enjoyable. This book is all about a boy who has a father who goes deep underground to dig coal for lots of . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Leah Launders
I thought this book is fascinating and very enjoyable. This book is all about a boy who has a father who goes deep underground to dig coal for lots of . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Anya
I think 'Town is by the Sea' is a very colourful book and will draw children's attention because there are a lot of pictures and the pictures tell mos . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Aleena
Well I read 'Under the Same Sky' and it would be good to read to a child because it is colourful and easy to read and they would understand it. . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Eva
I think this book is fairly good because it has a lot of describing words for young children.If young children don't know what some animals look like . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Alisha Ireland
I thought this book is fascinating and very enjoyable. This book is all about a boy who has a father who goes deep underground to dig for coal for lot . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Esme
I think that 'Under the Same Sky' is a good read because the title is interesting and it's a short read so children will be able to read it easily and . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Amelia
I think that this book will attracy children because the illustrations are beautiful and the text is short so it is easy for children to understand th . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Abbie
The artwork in this book brings it to life whilst the layout intrigues the reader to read on. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by stella
I love this book/story because the animals in the story are like best friends because they think the same thing and feel the same thing. This book is . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Ella
I think the illustrations in this book are very interesting and the text is simple to read. I think that this book is like a message to teach children . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Alisha J
This book is beautifully illustrated and uses many different bright colours and is very detailed. The brighter colours are more noticeable. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Leah
I like this book because of all the great and colourful illustrations and the short sentences.This book is suitable for young children. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Marcie
I like the book because of the descriptive writing and all of its colourful pictures, making me really enjoy reading. I think that the writer has don . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Georgia and Kacey
This book is about the daily routine of a young boy who lives in a small town by the sea. 'Town by the sea' is a great book for all ages, especially y . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Abigail
I think the illustrations in Under The Same Sky are amazing and simple that show us that the illustrator can think like a child and knows what childre . . .
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King of the Sky by Lilly
I feel that this book was very emotional, it showed that no matter what other people think of you, you can still be a champion. I think this book also . . .
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Night Shift by Eve
I feel that this book came from the heart and it wasn't just a fictional story it meant a lot to the author. I also thought that she wanted to tell an . . .
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Under the Same Sky by ella
'Under the Same Sky is a great book which has excellent illustrations helping to form a picture in your head of what is happening . The book is super . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Ruby
I think this book is an amazing book to read to young children because there are some pictures and on the same page there is simple text. The text is . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Taylor Dean
This book makes you feel that the characters are speaking in unison. The use of rhythm and rhyme helps you tell that they go through the same things. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Ellie
I LIKE THIS BOOK BECAUSE IT WOULD BE GOOD FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO STUDY ANIMALS IN YEAR 2 OR 3. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Sophie
'Under the Same Sky' is a great picture book. The illustrations help the reader understand what is happening and the colours make the book stand out. . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Sofya
This book is really good because it explains about the animals of the world and also it puts into detail where they live and what they feed on. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Abbie F
This book interests me because it has cut outs in shapes like clouds, some of them have text in, which you read twice which I find very effective. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Alisha J
I think this book is illustrated beautifully. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Harvey
This book is interesting and it made me like poetry more than I used to and it gives you a message that someone is there for you. Well done to Britta . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Louie
Well Done! This is a very motivating book. Tt's got a very nice message that someone is always there for you, "you are under the same sky." Great book . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Eva
This book is really recommended for young children. It has a couple of tricky words too. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Eva
This book is a brilliant book to read to young children so when you read it you can teach your child to read.A good point about this book is that it d . . .
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Outwood Academy Portland
Worksop, Notts
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Worksop,
The Elizabethan High School
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Whats your favorite book shortlisted in the 2018 selection?!

First Book Of Animals
48% (206 votes)

Under The Same Sky
36% (154 votes)

Town By The Sea
3% (11 votes)

King Of The Sky
3% (15 votes)

 
Title: Harris Finds His Feet
Author: Catherine Rayner
Illustrator: Catherine Rayner
Winning Year: 2009

Harris, a very small hare with very big feet goes out with his Grandad and finds out not only how to hop high into the sky, climb to the tops of the mountains and run very fast, but also about the importance of finding his own feet.