Monthly Archives: February 2011

Measuring Angels by Lesley Ely and Polly Dunbar

A gentle tale supported by the illustrations of Polly Dunbar. Will the children on the front cover be measuring angles or are they angels who measure? Story of two young girls who fall out for no apparent reason.They argue about … Continue reading

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Once by Morris Gleitzman

I read this book on the recommendation of a friend. I thought using the last word of a sentence taken from the text as a title was an interesting way to entice the reader in. The image on the front … Continue reading

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True life stories in narrative form

  Sad Book by Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake ISBN-13: 978-0744598988 Written about a particularly difficult period in the author’s life. Few words but powerful in their conveyance of the emotions the author experienced a very difficult period in his … Continue reading

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