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We are Latymer Prep Year 6 readers...and we are passionate about books, stories and reading.

Lara

A Great Big Cuddle by Jake
I think A Great Big Cuddle is a great book for teaching younger children about early speaking and saying phonetic sounds. Many of the poems in this bo . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by SIERRA
Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone is a beautifully illustrated book by Jim Kay. The images in the book are so amazingly detailed and drawn, that . . .
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The Marvels by Sophia
Reading The Marvels was an amazing experience and I really enjoyed looking at the pictures. All the incredible detail in the first 400 pages was extr . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Ben
I really like this book because of all the great illustrations were very detailed and very realistic. There are also many hidden features. For example . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Charlotte
There is a Tribe of Kids is a book about a kid trying to find where he belongs. This book is full of many nice, little details. The book is great for . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Ben
I really like the illustrations of this book and it is really good for the very young because the words are very funny to read especially when someone . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Ben
I really like this book for its abstract drawings and its beautiful landscapes. Its story line is very intriguing and the pictures really help explain . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Kaden
The Wolves Of Currumpaw is an old style illustrated book by the winner of the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal William Grill. The book tells a true story fro . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Henry
There is a Tribe of Kids should NOT have won, it was extremely boring and repetitive, and there was no logic to the story, all that happened was a chi . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Kaden
Wild Animals of the North is an amazingly illustrated book using cubism to make different details and collages to make the animals and the background . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Charlotte
A Great Big Cuddle is a great book for the very young – which is what it is designed to be. When a young child goes to bed, they like to either read . . .
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The Marvels by Piyush
The Marvels is amazingly illustrated, each page is like a work of master level art. It follows the story of 2 brothers on a ship putting on a play bef . . .
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The Marvels by Stella
I found this book very touching but quite challenging to understand. The sketches are similar to stop motion art and each drawing has a story behind i . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Piyush
Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone is an unbelievable book on many different levels. The book is about a wizard called Harry Potter who doesn't k . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Stella
This is a fantastic well known story, but now with even more fantastic illustrations! Jim Kay has had a very hard job, as everyone already has a pictu . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Stella
This is a very sweet and warm book about a child who tries to fit in with the animals. The pictures, one showing the child trying to swim with the jel . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Stella
This is a very informative book, but I found it very similar to an encyclopaedia with pictures. I found the drawings very interesting,as I had never s . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Piyush
There is a Tribe of Kids is a wonderfully illustrated children's picture book. It introduces young minds to the controversial world of collective noun . . .
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The Marvels by Jake
I think the Marvels is a rather incredible book. (spoiler alert!) half of the book is told using drawings that Brian Selznik has taken years to create . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Ben
I think this book is quite repetitive but the illustrations are quite abstract and interesting. I think is is for ages three to ten because since it i . . .
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The Marvels by Lili
I think the Marvels is an outstanding book and the details are incredible and although there is no colour the drawings are still amazing even the fine . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Charlotte
Wild Animals of the North is an engaging book and is very fun to read. Full of illustrations, it gives a basic understanding of many of the animals wh . . .
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The Marvels by Alex
The Marvels is a fantastic book about an actor who's acting on ship but there's a storm and he is the only survivor. His family goes on for generation . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Alex
Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone is any amazing book about a wizard called harry potter who goes to the school of witch craft and wizardry cal . . .
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The Marvels by Freddie
The Marvels is an amazing book about a family, who, for five generations have been acting. It is a amazing book because four hundred pages of the book . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Alex
I don't think that There is a Tribe of Kids should have won the Kate Greenaway medal. It's not a bad book but I don't really like it. The artwork is g . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Alex
The wolves of Currumpaw is a fantastic book based in the in south mexico about a wolf called Lobo and none of the hunters could catch him even with on . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Piyush
A great big cuddle is a delightfully illustrated work of cartoony yet realistic and colourful work full of themes such as parental love and the bond b . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Arthur
Jim Kay has undertaken a huge challenge by illustrating Harry Potter because everyone knows Snape as Alan Rickman and Emma Watson as Hermione ect so t . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Arthur
I am annoyed that this book won the medal and these are the reasons. Firstly I don't understand the book because all i see is a kid who i can't decide . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Zaal
There is a tribe of kids is the Kate Greenaway medal winner illustrated by Lane Smith. It is about a child trying to find a place where he fits in. He . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Sophia
This book was very fresh and original. The way that the pictures were shaded was unlike I had EVER seen before and I quite liked it. The way that th . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Freddie
There is a Tribe of Kids is an amazing book about many collective nouns. the artwork is amazing because the background is never one single colour and . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Sophia
I found looking at this book a very interesting experience as I found that at times the Harry Potter films slightly manipulated my way of imagining th . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Zaal
There is a tribe of kids is the Kate Greenaway medal winner illustrated by Lane Smith. It is about a child trying to find a place where he fits in. He . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Sophia
This book was about the life of a notoriously cleaver wolf which helped promote the awareness of the decreasing wolf species. I liked this book in ma . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Alex
Wild Animals of the North is a very good non fiction book which tells you a lot of interesting facts on the animals in the north. The artwork looks ve . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Alex X
The Wolves of Currumpaw is a heartwarming story based on Ernest Thomas Seton's short story Lobo. The pictures give a great sense scale and while they . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Alex X
Wild Animals of the North is an encyclopedia on Animals but instead of having photos of the animals there are illustrations. The illustrations are ful . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Dane
There is a Tribe of Kids is a story of young child who tries hard to fit in, and after lots of persisting, finally learns to fit in. I think that the . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Jake
I loved the original Harry Potter books and thought think they are some of the best books ever written. I also think that the films are brilliant too. . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Jake
There is a Tribe of kids is a well-thought out, colourfully illustrated book aimed at people aged 7 and under. It describes a lone girl journey throug . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Henry
Harry Potter is an excellent book and the illustrations really helps to put an image of your mind of what Hogwarts looks like. The drawings are amazi . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Stella
This is a fantastic true story that touched me to the heart about a old wise wolf called Lobo. The author, instead of concentrating on the text, cover . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Laila
The Wild Animals of the North is a fascinating book telling you about different animals and their habitats. The design of the book is cubism. It is ve . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Daniel
The great big cuddle is an astounding book of poems for young children the art style fits with the poems as all the animals are actually the children' . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Pietro
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a very detailed book that can only be described as beautiful especially the detailed drawings that Jim Kay . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Laila
The Great Big Cuddle is an amazing good of poems with great illustration. Its illustrations are fun and childish, which is great for young children. T . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Laila
The Wolves of Currumpaw is a fantastic non-fiction book. The illustration go extremely well with the theme and text of the book. I love that William G . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Pietro
There is a tribe of kids is a book that if you don't link all the connections that are made in this book you won't really enjoy it. but if you do enj . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Ela
The Wolves of Currumpaw is an inspiring and truly moving book that takes an unfamiliar story and recreates it in a profound way that brings it to life . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by SIERRA
The Wild animals of the North is a stunning non-fiction book containing beautiful geometrical illustrations. This book has amazing cubist illustration . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Ela
Wild Animals of the North is a spectacular, non-fiction book containing exquisite, geometrical illustrations. The sheer originality of this book is ou . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Piyush
The wolves of currumpaw is an amazing non-fiction book with themes of animal rights, human compassion and animal ingenuity. It tells the incredibly mo . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Saffron
The wild animals of the north is a great representation of cubism which is very unique and quirky i love how all of the info is lay out in mainly pict . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Zaal
The wolves of currumpaw is illustrated by William Grill. It is about the king of currumpaw, the wolf Lobo, who has evaded capture many times. The boo . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Jake
The Wolves of Currumpaw is a beautifully illustrated book. Using only crayon, William Grill has recreated the Plains of New Mexico perfectly. He has u . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Saffron
A great big cuddle is a great quality book but for ages 4-6. The reason being is because all of the animals and pictures all symbolise ...TOYS!!! Ther . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Lili
Wild animals of the north is a book where you can find a small bit of information about each animal in the book I think the drawings are amazing and t . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Maria
this book it very creative, all the creatures make you think like a child. but some of those monster like beings aren't always the best. especially yo . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Henry
The wolves of currumpaw is a excellent book that is full of wonderful illustrations and colours. The book is about a wolf called Lobo, who is a great . . .
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Tidy by lukie
This is about a badger with a need to always make everything look neat and tidy and winter comes and all of the trees shed their leaves it looks messy . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Dane
Set in the late victorian era, in New Mexico, The Wolves of Currampaw is the story of an old Wolf King, named Lobo, and how he changed the lives of ma . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Dane
Wild Animals of the North is a beautifully illustrated encyclopedia that explains the lives of animals that live in the Northern hemisphere. I think . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Amaana
Wild Animals of the North is a non-fiction animal book like no other. Instead of having photographs of animals with in-depth labels, a long explanatio . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Theo
The Wolves of Currumpaw is an amazing heart-warming book. It is based on the book Wild Animals I have Known by Ernest Thompson Seton. It depicts the . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Arthur
The wolves of currumpaw is a great story with warm illustrations to go with it. The reason i say this is because it is only crayons like what we use. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Arthur
i love the way wild animals of the north is illustrated as in the way all kinds of different shapes make all kind of different animals and also how pr . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Theo
This is a brilliant non-fiction animal book for all ages. It's pictures use a art form called cubism which uses simple interlocking geometric shapes. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Zaal
Wild animals of the north is written and illustrated by Dieter Braun. It is about a non-fiction book few of the animals that live in the northern hemi . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Amaana
A Great Big Cuddle is a poetry collection for children, complete with many illustrations depicting situations in the poems. They are cleverly shown as . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Jack
A great big cuddle has amazing poetry and what is the perfect thing to go with it, Chris Riddells amazing drawings, this is one of the best books I've . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Piero
A great big cuddle is a colorful book full of funny little characters and different poems for each of them. the book is for young children's parents t . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Piero
The wolves of Currumpaw gave me a story i had never read or heard of before with a beautifully strange art style. The book is about a wolf named by . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Piero
Wild animals of the north is an absolutely stunning book and also my favorite to win. The book is one of non fiction and includes interesting facts . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Izzy
The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill is a book about a pack of wolves led by their cunning leader, Lobo with his mate, Blanka. These wolves are . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Pietro
The Wolves Of Currampaw is a true story but in this case it is put into a series of crayon drawings that make the book look both unique and beautiful. . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Pietro
Wild animals of the north is a stunning book that even if it doesn't have a story in it it has lots of extremely detailed drawings that are made from . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Alex
A great big cuddle is a book is a book full of poems about toys coming to life. It is an amazing book for toddlers by giving them a great imagination. . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Zaal
A great big cuddle is a collection of poems for the very young, which is illustrated by Chris Riddell and written by Michael Rosen. The book is full o . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Isabella
A great big cuddle is a wonderful and child-friendly book on poems. The book also makes soft toys come alive throughout the book. The book is illustra . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Arielle
Wild Animals of the North is an amazing non-fiction book with very detailed cubism illustrations. It can be read by a variety of ages; young children . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Pietro
A Great Big Cuddle is a stunning book full of wonderful pictures that seem to be alive thanks to their lively colours and their comprehensible drawing . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Sofia
This book is pleasurable for young readers with active illustrations that dance on the page to let the child's mind run free. Chris Riddell has captur . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Jack
The front cover gave me a feeling that the art would be amazing, who says you should never judge a book by its cover. The style of the art is differen . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Sophia
This book is an encyclopedia of wild animals of the north, with a short paragraph of text and illustrated in a form of cubism. I think that the way D . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Stella
This book is a fantastic anthology of poetry for very young children. Each poem is brilliantly illustrated by Chris Riddell, and contains easy and fun . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Sophia
This book was a series of illustrated poems for a young age group. I thought that this book was illustrated really well and the details and colo . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Katie
i think a great big cuddle is a very child friendly book and clearly expresses a toddlers daily life. The book reminds me of being a toddler. The . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Ela
A great big cuddle is a wonderfully illustrated book full of witty poems that grasps the attention of young children with it's simplicity and helps th . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Izzy
The wild animals of the north is an educational book by Dieter Bruan about animals who live in the north. It has a short paragraph of text and pictu . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Izzy
A great big cuddle is a book of poems for very young children illustrated by Chris Riddell, each poem is matched with a cute funky picture of strang . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Kaden
A Great Big Cuddle is a well illustrated book for the very young. It describes children and what they like, some pages it makes them scared and some t . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Piyush
This amazing book, illuminated with accurate, clear and cubist illustrations, is a user friendly guide to animals that reside in the north of our plan . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Jake
The Wild Animals of the North is a brilliant non-fiction book about (you guessed it) wild animals that live in the northern hemi-sphere. It’s divide . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Freddie
A great big cuddle is a great book of poetry written by Michael Rosen (illustrated by Chris Riddell). I love this book because the poems are amazing a . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Henry
Wild animals of the north is a book about wild animals that live in the north part of the word. The illustrators's style of drawing has a large impact . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Ben
The wild animals of the north is a very good book because of its amazing illustrations but also good information. I really like the cubism drawings th . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by SIERRA
A Great Big Cuddle is an amazing book of poems. The incredible illustrations show how the children imagine that their toys are real, and I think that . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Henry
A great big cuddle is a fantastic book, filled with colourful poems for the very young. The colours are very bright and cheerful which relates to the . . .
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Tidy by Charlotte
Tidy is an informative book which has some interesting illustrations which describe the story very well and give the story more feeling to it. If you . . .
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Tidy by Lili
Pete likes everything to be tidy and he starts by looking at every patch of flowers and snipping off any flower which is different and he goes over th . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Mikey
The Great Big Cuddle is a magnificent book filled with imaginative poems and illustrations. It is an innovative book featuring all kids want to read. . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Arielle
A Great Big Cuddle by Chris Riddell is a collection of heart warming poems for the very young. It makes the conection between what the most important . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Lara
A Great Big Cuddle is a wonderfully portrayed book by Micheal Rosen (illustrated by Chris Riddell). An anthology of poems for the very young, it is fu . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Claire
This book is very fun and easy to understand! But the illustrations are a bit too detailed, as little children don't understand pictures with a lot go . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Philip
A Great Big Cuddle Written by Michael Rosen is a fantastic humorous book absolutely perfect "for the very young". The book is chock full of fun colour . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Dane
A Great Bg Cuddle is a wonderful collection of poems for younger children. The book inspires the imagination of young children as the illustrations po . . .
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The Journey by Dane
The Journey is a vividly illustrated story of a family's journey to safety, crossing many borders and oceans, in an attempt to seek the safety we take . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Theo
This book is superbly illustrated and fantastically set out. I would say this book is a children's book for kids aged 1-7. The illustrations in a Gr . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Alex X
A Great Big Cuddle is a fantastic poem book. The illustrations reflect how the children imagine their toys are real. The spacing of the text can let t . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Arthur
A Great Big Cuddle is an extremely kid friendly book for children who are saying there first words and the illistrations explore the childs imaginatio . . .
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Tidy by Freddie
Tidy is an amazing book by Emily Gravett. The illustrations match the style of the writing perfectly and I love the colours. I also really like the H . . .
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Tidy by Henry
Tidy is a book about an obsessive badger who loves to tidy up. This badger keeps on tidying up until he completeley destroys his enviroment. I think t . . .
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Tidy by Theo
Tidy is a brilliantly illustrated book for children aged 3-9. Tidy is about a badger called Pete who is an obsessive cleaner who likes to keep every . . .
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Tidy by Emma
Tidy is a book about a badger named Pete who loves to tidy up everything in the forest whether it's wildlife or plants. he then puts the forest into . . .
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Tidy by Sophia
This book was about a badger who always tried to be tidy. The story was told in a colourful and attractive way and it contained a beautiful array o . . .
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Tidy by Lili
Pete likes everything to be tidy and he starts by looking at every patch of flowers and snipping off any flower which is different and he goes over th . . .
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Tidy by Henry
Tidy is a book about a badger who has an obsession with tidying up. If so much as a leaf fell, he would instantly pick it up and put it in a bin. But . . .
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Tidy by Piyush
Tidy is a childish, unrealistic but really imaginative and amazingly illustrated story about an OCD Badger called Pete who has to keep everything clea . . .
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Tidy by Isabella
Tidy is a very interesting and colourful book. The illustrations are very detailed and enjoyable to read, throughout the book, Emily Gravett keeps the . . .
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Tidy by Amaana
Tidy is about a sweet little badger who can’t help wanting everything to be neat. Though it starts promising an enjoyable story with illustrations e . . .
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Tidy by Arielle
Tidy by Emily Gravett is an amazing book filled with bright and vibrant illustrations. It has a variety of different textures and styles and little de . . .
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Tidy by Katie
I think tidy is a sweet book on how a badger called Pete is determined to tidy up the forest for once and for all.I like the way Emily Gravett paints . . .
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Tidy by Ela
Tidy is a colourful and bright book with plenty of eye-catching designs and features. The story is touching and cute in a simple way, however the conc . . .
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Tidy by Philip
Tidy by Emily Gravett is a funny, quirky little book about a badger that likes to have everything clean and tidy. I really enjoy Tidy because of it . . .
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Tidy by Stella
Tidy is a wonderfully illustrated book, but is very similar to the children's books I have read before. The story of a badger who tidies up too much o . . .
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Tidy by Daniel
I enjoyed reading Tidy - it has a few good morals such us 1) too much of a good thing is not always good and 2) to respect the natural environment. Th . . .
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Tidy by Alex
I like this book because I like the story and I think the illustrations suit the book and they have a lot of detail and are made in lots of different . . .
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Tidy by Claire
Tidy is a fantastically illustrated book about a badger called Pete. The drawings are very creative and they really make you look hard! When you look . . .
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Tidy by Laila
During the book I found it had quite a powerful story line as it talks about an over tidy badger. I think Tidy's illustrations are not very original o . . .
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Tidy by Kaden
Tidy is a well illustrated story book. The illustrations are linked with the story line and they are really good. The artwork of the forest is really . . .
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Tidy by SIERRA
To begin with, I really enjoyed reading this book. The illustrator filled it with fun and exciting pictures. This story is about a tidy badger calle . . .
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Tidy by Alex X
Tidy is a elegantly presented book about a Badger who works hard to keep his forest clean but works to hard and in the end has to undo all of his eff . . .
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Tidy by Jack
Tidy is a wonderful book, although there are many children's books with similar illustrations. Many children's books have similar illustrations. The w . . .
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Tidy by Dane
Tidy is a fun book about a Badger whom does not like mess, so sets about trying to clean up a forest, but does it to much, and so tries to put everyth . . .
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The Journey by Isabella
I really enjoyed The Journey because of all its wonderful illustrations and writing. The illustrations are original and interesting so it makes me car . . .
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Tidy by Lara
this story is about a manic badger called Pete who likes to keep everything neat, and by everything i mean EVERYTHING! He's always busy, busy, busy! B . . .
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Tidy by Pietro
Tidy is a book about a badger that is crazy about tidiness (as his name suggests). Tidy always kept on nagging on and on about being tidy cleaning eve . . .
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Tidy by Sofia
Tidy is a heart warming book with an important story to tell and has expressed the story well with the illustrations. Unfortunately, in my opinion, Ti . . .
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Tidy by Lottie
I think Tidy is a very well written and illustrated book that is great for young children. Tidy is a colourful book with fun drawings but I find the i . . .
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Tidy by Arthur
Tidy is a kid friendly book about a crazy badger who keeps everything clean. For me, the illustrations are not original and are 'very seen it all befo . . .
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Tidy by Piero
Tidy is a wonderfully illustrated book, portraying humanity's slow destruction of hundreds of natural habitats. This book though, does not show human . . .
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The Journey by Henry
The Journey is a very good book as the author managed to change a topic more for adults into a children’s story. The illustrations convey the story . . .
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Tidy by Jake
I really enjoyed Tidy as the illustrations were really great and suited the type of story Tidy is. I really liked the idea of (spoiler alert!) a badg . . .
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The Journey by Henry
In this book a family loses their father due to war and they are forced to leave their home as refugees. The author changed a topic mainly for adults . . .
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The Journey by Piero
This book is based on the many stories of refugees who came to the author’s country, Italy. It has a rather touching beginning where sadly the fathe . . .
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The Journey by Stella
The Journey is a very touching book about a mother and two girls who have set out to seek refuge, leaving their home behind. they had had to travel fo . . .
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The Journey by Ela
The Journey is a heartfelt narrative. Illustrated cleverly, the pictures are often metaphors which symbolise different themes: The war is depicted as . . .
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Tidy by Zaal
Tidy is a book written by Emily Gravett and is about a badger called Pete who goes over the top about keeping the forest clean. This starts by picking . . .
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Tidy by Ben
I think this is a great book because all the illustrations are very original and also really easy to understand. I also liked that all the words rhyme . . .
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Tidy by Ben
I think this is a great book because all the illustrations are very original and also really easy to understand and how the pictures told the story re . . .
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Tidy by Izzy
This book is about a badger who likes everything he sees to be tidy and in this book it describes how he wanted to tidy up the whole forest. Soon afte . . .
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The Journey by Kaden
The Journey is a very good book aimed at refugees from Syria and all the poor countries and all the poor countries around the world. People are moving . . .
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The Journey by Charlotte
The Journey is an interesting book which has fascinating illustrations which describe the story very well. If you followed just the illustrations, you . . .
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The Journey by Emma
This book is amazingly written and illustrated by Francesca Sanna. The expressive illustrations in the book are so detailed and understanding and go w . . .
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Tidy by Maria
The book follows a badger called Pete, but this is no ordinary badger. This is the badger who can’t control how tidy he thinks the forest should be. . . .
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The Journey by Lili
The Journey is about a mother and two children and how they migrated to get to a safe place where there is no war. The illustrations match the text re . . .
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The Journey by Jake
I think The Journey is a sad but happy story based on real things that are big parts of our lives today. I really enjoyed reading this book as it ga . . .
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The Journey by Connor
I like the book because the illustrations follow the book. The author Francesca Sanna made the book easy to illustrate the book and the illustrations . . .
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The Journey by lukie
The Journey is a book about a family losing their father in a war torn country. In hope for a better life, they try to escape their country to a saf . . .
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The Journey by Amaana
This book is mainly about refugees, though it is 'sugar coated' for younger readers. It tells of an average family needing to leave their beloved coun . . .
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Tidy by Saffron
This book is a book about a badger named Pete who loved to keep everything neat. Most of this book rhymes and he got very paranoid about the muddy flo . . .
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The Journey by Freddie
The Journey is an amazing book and the illustrations go with it incredibly well. In fact so well, you could remove the text and still vaguely understa . . .
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The Journey by Sophia
I really enjoyed reading and looking at this book. The way that Francesca metaphorically used the hands and the big and small characters is very clev . . .
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The Journey by Zaal
The Journey is an amazing book by Francesca Sanna about refugees leaving a war torn country after a woman was left widowed with 2 children. They embar . . .
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The Journey by Sierra
I absolutely loved this book. The author, Francesca Sanna is very expressive and tells the story well. This book is about migration where a happy fam . . .
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The Journey by Piyush
This amazing book covers an exciting (but sugar coated) story about refugees fleeing a country they love because war has struck (in a child’s point . . .
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The Journey by Izzy
This book is about how a family is forced to move to a different country because of the war, the father has been killed and the mother and the childr . . .
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The Journey by Ben
I really liked the Journey because the illustrations are very abstract, original and they really help tell the story. The story is very metaphorical. . . .
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The Journey by Saffron
This book is about a family that loses their father and had to migrate their home country because it was not safe anymore. It is advanced in a way tha . . .
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The Journey by Maria
I think that this is a sad story but it has a moral. Don’t take anything for granted because people around the world probably have it much worse tha . . .
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The Journey by Arthur
The title is informative about the story as it is a journey of emotions. It was written and illustrated by Francesca Sanna, an Italian woman who was i . . .
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The Journey by Daniel
The title described what happened in the story very effectively. Inspired by many stories of refugees, The Journey is about a family of refugees fleei . . .
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The Journey by Mikey
The Journey really expresses how people feel. The colours and pictures opens up the way you think about refugees and the words are there to guide you . . .
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The Journey by Pietro
The journey is a beautiful book made by Francesca Sanna. The book full of stunning pieces of artwork that really makes you think. The colours decided . . .
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The Journey by Lara
The Journey is such a powerful and tangible story that has a concept that has a striking flourish of metaphorical images that that really tell you the . . .
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The Journey by Arielle
The Journey by Francesca Sanna is an amazing, enjoyable book with lovely-sometimes metaphorical-pictures that explain the story very well. I think the . . .
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The Journey by Alex X
The Journey is a story of a family of refugees escaping war. They cross land and sea hoping to find a safe home and a new life. I think The Journey . . .
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The Journey by Sofia.C
This book is emotionally brilliant and eye opening to all audiences and ages. Francesca Sanna really expressed the refugees' emotions in a colourful, . . .
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The Journey by Lottie
The Journey is a fantastic, touching book that is based on a true story. It is extremely colourful and its illustrations link perfectly to the story. . . .
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The Journey by Jack
The Journey is by Francesca Sanna and is also illustrated by her. The drawings are fantastic, enjoyable and different. I think the pictures expand the . . .
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The Journey by Theo
This is probably the best children's picture book I have read in a long time. It turns a very serious subject, like war, in to a child friendly enjo . . .
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The Journey by Philip
The Journey Francesca Sanna is an amazing book about a refugee mother with two children who have to migrate to find a new home. They cross many border . . .
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The Journey by Claire
This book is a inspiring story about a mother and her 2 children who are refugees. Francesca Sanna used lots of colours and a cartoonish style of draw . . .
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The Journey by Alex H
The Journey is a very good book for anyone to read. This book is about a family of who are refugees and are escaping from evil black hands and have t . . .
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The Journey by Laila
The Journey is an incredible book. The illustrations are extremely engaging as they go really well with the text. It is very unique as it's such a sad . . .
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The Journey by Katie
I think The Journey is a brilliant book.It is filled with colourful illustrations.I think it expresses the horrors of being a refugee trying to get . . .
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Year 10
Isleworth and Syon School
Isleworth, Middlesex
Royal Readers
Richmond upon Thames, Surrey
Ashcroft Technology Academy
London,
Which book do you want to win The Kate Greenaway Medal?

The Journey
5% (56 votes)

There is a Tribe of Kids
0% (1 vote)

A Great Big Cuddle
8% (94 votes)

Tidy
1% (7 votes)

Wild Animals of the North
34% (381 votes)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
19% (214 votes)

The Marvels
13% (143 votes)

The Wolves of Currampaw
20% (221 votes)

 
Title: Shackleton's Journey
Illustrator: William Grill
Winning Year: 2015

In the last days of the Heroic Age of Exploration, Ernest Shackleton dreamed of crossing the frozen heart of Antarctica, a place of ferocious seas, uncharted mountains and bone-chilling cold. But when his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in the deadly
 

 
 

Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell is one of the country's finest children's book illustrators. He has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal - for Pirate Diary and Gulliver's Travels. He is a political cartoonist for the Observer and has collaborated wi .

 

 

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