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Perse Preparatory School

Group status: We are an independent primary school of Year 3 to Year 6 girls and boys; shadowing the awards is a highlight of our reading year!

We have started shadowing this year in Story Club, reading Something about a Bear and writing our own bear stories.

We have got off to a great start with our annual Kate Greenaway shadowing with all the Year 3 & 4 boys and girls looking at the shortlisted books, watching what the illustrators have to say about their work and posting their reviews. Some of the Year 5 & 6 children have read a couple of the Carnegie books already and Library Club members are having a go reading and reviewing.

Mrs R.


The Rouse Readers
The Perse Readers
Perse School Library
Cambridge,
Trumpington Book Battlers
Which is your favourite shortlisted Greenaway book?

Captain Jack and the Pirates
Footpath Flowers
Once Upon an Alphabet
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Something About a Bear
The Sleeper and the Spindle
There's a Bear on my Chair
Willy's Stories
 
Title: Dogger
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Winning Year: 1977

Dogger shows the distress the loss of a toy causes a child, as well as the reality of family life. Filled with humour this is a book for young readers to tackle by themselves, as well as a delight to read aloud.