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Royal High Reads

Group status: We are awake! We are Isla, Ruby, Andrew, Rosie, Rachel, Rachel, Hannah, Niamh, Phoenix and Kashish. We are looking forward to reviewing the books. So far, the most popular choice is Bone Talk. We can't wait to find out if everyone enjoys it!

Andrew Brown

A Skinful of Shadows by Hannah
A Skinful of Shadows is a great book. Frances Hardinge has chosen a very interesting subject to write about. With the plot that she writes about and t . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Ruby
‘The House With Chicken Legs’ is a fantastic book. The name of this book may sound silly and childish but the content really isn’t like at all. Marink . . .
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Bone Talk by Ruby
‘Bone Talk’ was an awesome read, I never got bored reading it, and I would 100% recommend it to all. The characters were well developed, and there wer . . .
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Long Way Down by Ruby
I loved reading ‘Long Way Down’ because the layout of the book was quick to read, and it was clever how the chapters went down like the floors on an e . . .
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Edinburgh,
Fettes College
Edinburgh,
Stewarts Melville College
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davidsons Mains Primary School
Edinburgh,
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Roman times
 
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