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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
Group status: Year 5 become our 'Shadowing' team for 2018

Our Carnegie 2017 group!

It's the first time to shadow the Kate Greenaway book award here at QEGS, having shadowing the Carnegie for over 13 years. This year Year 5 have the opportunity to become judges and delight in all the wonderful shortlisted titles. Over the next 12 weeks pupils will work with our Senior School Librarian - which promises to be exciting, engaging and most of all a real experience for all.

Mrs V B Dewhurst

King of the Sky by Aleeza
The illustrations in The King of the Sky show a very good use of charcoal. The illustrator really captures the industrial work space, with its dark an . . .
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King of the Sky by Ruby
The illustrations in the King of the Sky are used well, with colours to match the story. The characters are very similar to the match-stick men create . . .
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King of the Sky by Safiya
This book is a really good book because firstly there are end pages which were packed with pictures of birds. The images in the book are clearly chalk . . .
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King of the Sky by george
I think King of the Sky (Re Del El Cielo) has a really good style, with lots of chalk and charcoal being used in the illustrations, giving the pigeon . . .
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King of the Sky by Jibra'il
The illustrations are very well detailed with the illustrator using chalk and charcoal. This book reminds me of another book written by Ted Hughes, Th . . .
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King of the Sky by Karel
This book offered me two references: the chalk reminded me of the book Iron Man, written by Ted Hughes and the more gloomy scenes reminded me of the w . . .
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King of the Sky by Sahil
Chalk has been used to create some great illustrations. There are lots of details in the book to help the reader understand the story, including use o . . .
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King of the Sky by Dominick
Chalk has been used a lot throughout, including lots of charcoal, giving some very good effects. There isn't a great deal of text/words, but the autho . . .
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Wilfs Book Club
Blackburn with Darwen Chatterbooks
Darwen Library Chatterbooks Reading Group
What did you think of this year's shortlisted titles?

Excellent choice
Better than last years
I was happy with the choice
Could have been better
Not impressed
Title: There is a Tribe of Kids
Illustrator: Lane Smith
Winning Year: 2017

At variants with its title, this is a subtle story of a lonely child searching for a place in the world, somewhere it is possible to belong... The reader accompanies the child on a journey through different habitats, meeting different groups of animals. A