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Witham St Hughs Academy
Lincoln,
Group status: Having fun reading and reviewing books. We're excited to see which author will win.

Witham St Hughs Academy

We are the pupils in Year 6 at Witham St Hughs Academy and we enjoy reading all sorts of different books. Our first reviews are in and it looks like The Song from Somewhere Else is one of our favourites. We have read most of the books and love them.

Olivia.C

Night Shift by Alfie
Wow, I really enjoyed the book, I love how it uses dragons to represent depression . This was a great read but it sadly was shortl. I would recommend . . .
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Thornhill by Alfie
I really enjoyed this book although I did not get it until the last few pages. I recommend this to year 5-6 . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Heather
I loved this book. I found it very intriguing and fantasy-like. I did enjoy it although it wasn't the type of book I would usually read. I found it qu . . .
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Thornhill by Kayleigh
I think Thornhill is a great book.The illustrations are amazing and I like how there in black and white. The book is full of suspense and I couldn't . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Daisy R
I really enjoyed Wed Wabbit, I loved the story and all the characters. It was one of the best books I've ever read. Please say there will be a sequel! . . .
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The Song from Somewhere Else by Olivia
This book was very interesting and the illustrations are incredible . I liked how the author used speech to snow what the character was thinking insid . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Daisy
This book is fantastic. The illustrations are unbelievable. I especially like a picture of a panda. Not only does it have the terrific illustrations b . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Libby
I enjoyed this I think it is good quality and you would be able to teach little children from 3-4 years old to 5 year olds and I enjoyed this book bec . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Thomas
I really liked the book's illustrations and the poems had a rhythm to them. The only bad thing was that I thought it was too long. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Alfie
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I also liked the cutouts to make it look cool. It is trying to tell us that we are all together and there is a way aro . . .
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King of the Sky by Alfie
I didn't really enjoy this book that much, I did not understand some of it . I would recommend this to y4 but the one things I enjoyed is the illustra . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Alfie
I really enjoyed the book. I liked the illustrations and how the book rhymes. I would recommend this to year ones to year threes. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Isaac L
It tells you about how his life goes and what happens in his life My favourite picture was all of them and it is a very good book and it is very shor . . .
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King of the Sky by Ben
I liked this book but it is very confusing and hard to always remember what is going on and I think that it is a bit like the book Town is by the Sea. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Thomas
I liked the book because it shows that we are all the same, no matter what. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Daisy
I thought Wed Wabbit was a very humorous book, full of adventure. It is about Fidge an 11 year old girl who is taken to her little sisters own very w . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Ben
I do not really like this book. I like the way it is all about somebody's life not just a story. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Ben
This a odd book that I probably would not read again. I like the layout of the inside. . . .
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Thornhill by Olivia
This book was brilliant I liked how the author used pictures to tell another story within the book. It was full of suspense.It had a lot of descripti . . .
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Night Shift by Ben
Night shift was alright but I thought that it did not really make sense and it was too short. . . .
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King of the Sky by Olivia
I thought the book was very good I really enjoyed it and I liked the fact that the boy didnít quite believe in the pigeon but the pigeon showed him he . . .
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Night Shift by Olivia
I thought this book was good and one of its many qualities is that it teaches people about depression and how it takes over your life. It also helps . . .
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King of the Sky by Heather
I really enjoyed this book.It was a superb story of a racing pigeon with a milk-white head. The boy who owns this pigeon has come to London from Rome. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Olivia
I didnít really enjoy the book because it just repeated although I enjoyed finding out about what a boy that lives near the sea does in a day. Iím sur . . .
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Night Shift by Oliver
I like this book because it's an interesting way to raise awareness for depression.Also it has great illustrations and I rate it four out of five. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Heather
Under the Same Sky is an amazing book about togetherness.The illustrations show lots of different animals in different habitats like forests and seas. . . .
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Night Shift by Thomas
The book is very clever because it shows darkness through dragons and fog. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Daisy
This book has detailed illustrations and they really bring you into the story as if you were in the book. It makes me wonder what it would be like liv . . .
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Night Shift by Daisy
I really liked Night Shift I liked the suspense and how it had lots of cliffhangers. I like the style of book and would read more of these books by De . . .
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Thornhill by Daisy
This a inspiring piece of writing. The drawings are magnificent and the story is full of suspense and different feelings. It was about two girls ( Ell . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Bethany
I think Wed Wabbit was a really good book because it had alot of humour in it. . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Olivia
I loved this book especially since it is very educational and the illustrations are brilliant. I would give it a four out of five. . . .
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Night Shift by Olivia
This book was brilliant. The illustrations were brilliant and is very strange. I would recommend it to Year Fives and would give it a four out of fiv . . .
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Night Shift by Heather
I enjoyed Night Shift because it interesting how the author used fog & dragons to show depression. I think that the author did an incredible job of ma . . .
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King of the Sky by Olivia
This book was brilliant especially the message it has in it which is to believe in yourself and others and to never give up. I would rate it a five ou . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Martha
This book was really good as it was talking about a little boy whose father works all day long under the sea. It tells you about his life when his fat . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Martha
Although this book is short it is really good because it is full of phrases about being happy and working as a team. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Maddison
Although the book was short it was one of my favourite books because it's fun and joyful and gives a good message about family. . . .
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Town is by the Sea by Olivia
This book was a quick read and very heartwarming. I liked it a lot. I would recommend it as a bedtime story for children. I give it a five star review . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Olivia
This book was hilarious. I would definitely recommend it to other people as it is a brilliant read. It has lots of different twists and turns in it a . . .
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The Song from Somewhere Else by Louise
Its not a book i was interested in but someone who likes more mature books would love it. Not for younger children. . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Will
A good short book and great illustrations. There's a lot of facts in it. . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Olivia
The book was very interesting and the illustrations were brilliant . I would recommend it to younger children . It said about how we are all different . . .
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Night Shift by Daisy
I thought Night Shift was a basic but interesting story about a boy who gets an illness. It has used dragons to represent depression. The boy goes thr . . .
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The Song from Somewhere Else by Miss P
This book explores the developing relationship between Francesca and Nick. When Nick rescues Francesca from a gang of bullies, they become friends. . . .
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Thornhill by Miss P
Thornhill tells the tragic stories of two girls. Ella's story is told through black and white pictures; Mary's is told in a diary form. Their two ta . . .
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CKG Booksters
Lincoln Bookworms
Newton-on-Trent CE Primary School
Lincoln,
The Priorities
Which book do you think has the most interesting story line?

King of the sky
Thornhill
Wed Wabit
Town is by the sea
Night Shift
The Song from somewhere else
Under the same sky
   
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something jus
 

 
 

Debi Gliori

Debi Gliori has been shortlisted for multiple prizes including the Kate Greenaway Award twice, for Mr. Bear to the Rescue (1997) and Always and Forever (2003), and also the Scottish Arts Council Award. She was the Shetland . .