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Roche Readers
London,
Group status: Wild Animals of the North ended up being our favourite, closely followed by The Marvels, and third choice was The Journey. Looking forward to Shadowing again next year!

Roche Readers 2017

We are a group of 11 year 6 children and we are enjoying reading the Greenaway shortlisted books, writing reviews and drawing pictures!

The Marvels by Neter
The Marvels has AMAZING illustrations. Just over half of the book is illustrated and the rest is text. The images are so intricate and detailed and yo . . .
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The Journey by Millie
I think that the journey is a very powerful story about a family who lose their father during and they then are forced to leave their home because the . . .
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The Journey by Sophie
The journey is a beautiful book about a family affected by the war, like many other families. It is a very meaningful and very powerful. The illustrat . . .
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The Journey by Amy
This book is a great choice. It has a great meaning and resembles a terrible time although shows it in the best way that makes and you can learn a lot . . .
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The Marvels by Amy
This is a lovely book that has pictures that are not just random but are written with meaning and pride. These pictures draw you in and make you want . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Aisha
I absolutely love this book because of the detailed illustrations I really believe in this illustrator and I think he has a great chance of winning. . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Amy
This book is a great book and is full of philosophy and meaning. My interpretation of the philosophy behind this book is that a young boy/kid is lonel . . .
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Tidy by Neter
Tidy is quite a humorous book. The colours represent things, like symbols. When Pete the badger tidies things up, everything is dull and grey but whe . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Amy
This book is great because the pictures make you look forward to each page that contains a picture. It also keeps you interested and keeps you going. . . .
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Tidy by Gabrielle
Pete the badger is a perfectionist. He likes everything to be neat. throughout the story Pete tidies the WHOLE forest until it doesn't look neat at al . . .
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Tidy by Tania
Tidy is an admirable book. it is about a badger who is dedicated to clean his forest.I was captivated by this book as i am sure everyone who reads it . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Amy
This is a great book,really good to get little ones reading. I think the illustrator has done a great job in making this book shine. There are nice vi . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Aisha
A great big cuddle is an excellent book for the Greenaway awards because of it's vibrant colors on the illustrations. I really recommend you to look . . .
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Tidy by Amy
I think tidy is a great book and I really enjoyed reading it. I thought it was great because normally parents tell you to be tidy but this badger was . . .
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Tidy by aisha
I recommend the book Tidy. I absolutely love it because first of all the ilustrations are cute,adorable and lovable.The story is about a little badger . . .
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Tidy by Konstantin
very good illustrations as it has loads of interesting pictures that can be funny and cool. . . .
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LibLabbers
London,
Allfarthing School
London,
Saint Cecilia's Church of England School
London,
Earlsfield Library Carnegie/Greenaway Shadowing Group
London,
 
Title: The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon
Illustrator: Mini Grey
Winning Year: 2007

You've read the rhyme, now find out what happens next in the astonishing tale of the dazzling Dish and Spoon duo, after they run away together.
 

 
 

Jim Kay

Jim Kay won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. He studied illustration at the University of Westminster and since graduating has worked in the Library & Archives of Tate Britain and . .