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Roche Readers
London,
Group status: We are enjoying reading the Greenaway shortlisted books for this year!

Roche Readers 2018

We are a group of 11 year 6 children and we are enjoying reading the Greenaway shortlisted books, writing reviews and drawing pictures!

Thornhill by Ollie
This book seemed very dark and I love the way the pictures explain the whole story. I love the way the illustrater has looked at modern day things and . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Clemmie
The illustrations are so realistic and make you feel like the animals are going to jump or fly out at you especially the butterflies. The attention to . . .
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Thornhill by Oscar
I think this book is amazing it has pictures and very good detail. They have put lots of time into this book. I think the book looks quite scary. I li . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Katia
I think this book is not only about the words but the illustrations too. The illustrations support the text and give a idea to the reader of what it l . . .
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King of the Sky by Lottie
I loved king of the sky, it was a sweet book which told me that there is always a friend to guide you through the skyies. . . .
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King of the Sky by Ollie
I liked this book. At first it seemed very sad but as the book got to the end, it made you feel very warm inside. I love it how one small thing can re . . .
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King of the Sky by Areej
King of the sky was amazing. I really liked the name of the pigeon and the pictures were incredible. Unfortunatly the drawings were dull. . . .
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King of the Sky by Clemmie
Beautiful story of friendship love and trust My heart melted with beautiful words and descriptive sentences . . .
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King of the Sky by Nina
This book has no structure and no basic beginning, middle and end this frustrates me including the illustrations for that are rather blunt and simple . . .
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Night Shift by Nina
The night shift is an incredible book representing the feelings of depression and anxiety in the way of such creative drawings this book gives you a s . . .
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Night Shift by Lottie
I really liked Night Shift, it was very mysterious and dark. This book told me that you have to face your fears and stand up to battle it and never g . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Oscar
I think this book is amazing. The art in this book is just the best. The reasoning behind this book is no matter where you are on earth you are all u . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Oscar
I think this book has great picutres it teaches you so much about the animals. I just love it! The artist has done a great job and some of the picture . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Clemmie
Eye catching, beautiful, that’s this book. The illustrations are amazing they are so realistic making them look like a complete replica of the animal. . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Ollie
This is a great book, full of detailed and accurate drawings. I like the way how you get a very clear image in your head and you understand more about . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Lottie
I loved ‘Under The Same Sky’, it was touching and it tells the reader that even though you might be far from home or from the people you love they are . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Conor
The illustrations in this book are amazing, the attention to detail is incredible. This book teaches you about the animals while keeping you hooked wi . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Nina
All in all this book is very much the norm and has just gone along the guidelines of a child’s illustrated book and the result of this is a relatively . . .
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A First Book of Animals by Nina
A first book of animals is a beautifully illustrated book with such imaginative, accurate drawings going so smoothly with the writing. A true treasure . . .
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Under the Same Sky by Clemmie
Beautiful use of language and artistic sense of cutting out different shapes to do with the topic of the page. The illustrations are simple but comple . . .
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Allfarthing School
London,
St Anne's (CE)
London,
Saint Cecilia's Church of England School
London,
St Faith's CofE School
London,
 
Title: This Is Not My Hat
Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Winning Year: 2014

When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue topper, which happens to fit him perfectly, trouble could be following close behind. So it's a good thing that enormous fish won't wake up. And even if he does, it's not like he'll ever know what happ
 

 
 

Petr Horáček

Petr Horáček (Czech) trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague before becoming a graphic designer, painter and author-illustrator. His titles Strawberries Are Red and What Is Black and White? won the Books for Chi . . .