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Reigate School - Barmy Book Bugs
Reigate, Surrey
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The Barmy Book Bugs have members from Year 7 all the way up to Year 11. Each week we discuss the books we have been reading. We chat about how books translate to film, their context, the social and political issues and all kinds of other things that just spin off from our discussions. We also play word games and experiment with creative writing. Every summer we go to the theatre to see a play or a musical that is based on a book or by an author. This year we are going to see The Mousetrap.

Harriet

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Mrs S
This is wonderful book. I found out so much about the peoples of Alaska and their cultures and recent history, but it didn't feel like I was being tau . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Hazziet
This book was good, it made me cry. A lot. The characters were easily loveable and had something for everyone. The use of different perspectives creat . . .
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Railhead by Joe
When reading Railhead you notice that it is far different from most of the others in the Carnegie List. While other books in the Carnegie shortlist ar . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jonny
I read Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth, and I found it an 'interesting' experience. I've never read any other book by Frank Cottrell Boyce, but I fou . . .
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Title: Watership Down
Author: Richard Adams
Winning Year: 1972

"We've got to go away before it's too late." Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver's sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave the warren, and
 

 
 

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 . .