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Pewsey Vale
Group status: Reading, Reviewing, Discussing

Our Carnegie Shadowing group is made up of students from Years 7,8 and 9. We are keen readers who like different types of books. I hope you enjoy reading our reviews.

Mrs Sheppy

Railhead by Lucy
Railhead is a book which takes you to a different world. Its compelling story makes you love and believe in Zen's story and what he's doing even thoug . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Georgia
I think the images in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone are very detailed and they add more life to the story. I love it!! . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by skye
This book looks nice as it has a kid joining in with tribes he sees until he spots another group of kids. This is great for children's imagination. . . .
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The Journey by Mary
The illustrations in this book are in a cartoon style but have a sense of animation, they are well drawn and go with the writing well. . . .
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Tidy by skye
I love the pictures and the toilet brush and broom on the first page are so funny. A badger cleans up the forest and then cleans all the animals. When . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by sasha
This book has beautiful illustrations. They are big and simple with a lots of colour. It is a fairly short story however with each page having many pi . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Grace
I think the illustrations in this book are quite abstract but lifelike. i liked them because they show good details of the animals and their habitat. . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Lucy
This book is a great picture book explaining the different colonies of animals. The pictures got brighter and more colorful as the book went on. The p . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Georgia
I found it extremely annoying because it has no capital letters. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Skye
Wolf Hollow is amazing and I love how descriptions. I think that the author should do a small series. I cannot believe what happened to them at the en . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Sasha
Salt to the Sea is a very good book. The book's layout is unusual - instead of chapters it uses different points of view from other characters. I thi . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Sophie
I really liked this book, even though i was a bit confused at the very start. As I read more and more I physically couldn't put the book down and I go . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Grace
I thought that it was a good book and quite funny although some parts were quite boring and hard to understand. I would say that this book is better f . . .
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Do you think that picture books should be in our library?

Don't Mind
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


Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles in the Horri . .