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Calthorpe Park School
Group status: We're loving reading and discussing the Carnegie books!
We have over 15 pupils in our Carnegie shadowing group. This year our shadowers come from Years 7 - 10. We meet once a fortnight to discuss and change books, usually with a lot of heated debate and laughter!

Mrs Ward

The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amelia
I overall thought this was a fairly good book. however, it took me a long time to read as I felt it didn't really go anywhere except for at the end. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Imogen
Wow! This book was hilarious!! I loved absolutely every minute of it. I read this to my little brother who's 8 and he loved it too! I would definitely . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Cathy
I really liked the cover of this book with the multicoloured trees and also found the title interesting, but overall I didn't enjoy this book. The sto . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Cathy
I found this book very engaging. I liked the fact that it is set during the time of the second world war but shows the more indirect consequences of t . . .
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Beck by Emily
Beck is a mixed race boy in the time of the American depression, and throughout his childhood, he travels from the UK, to Canada and America. I really . . .
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Railhead by Emily
From looking at the cover, Railhead is not a book I would have picked up from the shelf. I liked the story and the exciting adventure the main charact . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Amelia
The Smell of Other People's Houses is an amazing book! I absolutely loved how the chapters switched between characters and how the book linked between . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amelia
The bone sparrow is a heart-warming tale and leaves you on the edge of your seat! I enjoyed it as you could see how the author used real-life problems . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Amelia
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a fantastic book full of fun! I really enjoyed it as it was out of this world and was very funny. I liked how the . . .
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Railhead by Mrs W
Set in multiple galaxies, populated by a whole new cast of characters such as 'wire dollies' and Hive Monks, I loved the idea of sentient, artificiall . . .
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Tavistock Infant School
Fleet, Hampshire
Based on the book you just read, how did the ending leave you feeling?

Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Author: Lewis Carroll
Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury
Winning Year: 1999

For over a hundred years, Lewis Carroll's classic story of logic and lunacy has delighted young and old alike. More abundantly illustrated than previous editions, this interpretation is full of warmth and humour. The whole approach is contemporary and ac


Jim Kay

Jim Kay won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. He studied illustration at the University of Westminster and since graduating has worked in the Library & Archives of Tate Britain and . .