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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: Now the Trinity Book Awards are over, we're looking forward to discussing the Carnegie Medal longlist. First meeting this week! :-)
Shadowing 2017 - Once again, we will be shadowing both the Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal this year! We are looking forward to getting our teeth stuck in to the books, and having lots of discussion and debates over what we think are the best ones :-)

Is Mr Humphreys

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Mr Humphreys
There has been a lot of hype surrounding this book, and I admit to have approached it with a degree of scepticism. Those initial doubts were blown awa . . .
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If you had to be one book character out of the ones below which would you be?

Matilda- super smart and can move things with her eyes
50% (4 votes)

Professor Dumbledore- a wise wizard and a headmaster of a wizardry school
38% (3 votes)

Winnie the Pooh- a huggable yellow bear that lives in the woods and loves honey
13% (1 vote)

   
 
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