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Fully Booked
Manor Park,
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Fully Booked began with my son so he could have the chance to Shadow Carnegie because his school did not take part in the Shadowing Scheme. Then it gave the opportunity to nephews and nieces to take part. Last year, my eldest grandson shadowed for the first time by reviewing some of the Greenaway books. This year he is joined by his younger brother. Fully Booked is proud to present the third generation! Also many thanks to Newham Public Libraries for providing access to the Carnegie books for the second year running.


A Great Big Cuddle by Dana & Grandsons
The eldest Grandson told me he thought this book was "lame." But when I started to read it out loud to myself, the youngest Grandson crawled into my . . .
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Tidy by Grandson
"Super deeduper". I liked the leaves and mud and flood pictures best. It was a good story, but I didn't like it when they took everything away. . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Grandson
The story was boring. It had too many animals and not enough kids. . . .
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The Journey by Grandson
Awesome. The book packed in so much and lots of things happened. The children were brave. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Dana
This is an incredibly powerful book. It deals with cruelty through bullying, prejudice and the consequences of war. Annabelle is trying to negotiate . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Dana
I really enjoyed this book. It has a good story well-told with Frank Cottrell Boyce's humour and a slice of space science on the side. Prez's silenc . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Dana
This is an American patchwork quilt of a book. By chapter ten, I was wondering how all the storylines would come together and be resolved by the end . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Dana
This is another book on the subject of refugees, but this time it is one that is set in contemporary times, unlike Salt to the Sea. This book did not . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Dana
I found this book very hard to follow at first. The way the author changed the grammar and punctuation to try to reflect Alice's brain injury and exp . . .
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Beck by Dana
I have to admit that I struggle with Meg Rosoff as an author, but have always enjoyed Mal Peet. So I felt there was a good chance that I would like t . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Dana
Salt to the Sea is a timely book dealing with refugees and exposing a long-overlooked part of World War 2 history. The book is written from the viewp . . .
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Railhead by Dana
I approached this book with an open mind even though science fiction is not my genre of choice. I have really enjoyed Philip Reeve's books in the pas . . .
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Oaks Park High School
Ilford,
Morpeth School
Bethnal Green, London
Gants Hill Library
Ilford,
BGA Young Voices
London,
 
Title: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
Author: Terry Pratchett
Winning Year: 2001

A brilliant and witty twist on the tale of the Pied Piper. Funny and irreverent, but also dark and subversive, in the way it parodies the classic folk tale genre. This is a story that holds a mirror up to our world and questions attitudes and behaviour pr