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Group status: Congratulations to Jackie Morris and The Lost Words! A definite favourite with us and such beautiful and amazing artwork.

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The Lost Words by Lucas
A book comprised of beautiful illustrations and rhythmical acrostic poems of nature. The illustrations are really detailed and accurate, and she must . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Sofia
I found this book very interesting because I didn't know whether I liked it or not. I found that the drawings really told the story as it was quite da . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Sofia
I really liked this book as I found that it was a really cute and emotionally touching story line. Reading this book made me realise that riches is no . . .
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The Day War Came by Sofia
I found this book emotionally touching as, I found that you only need one tiny bit of light to spread happiness, as when the boy gave the girl the cha . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Josephine
You’re safe with me is such a calming and relaxing story. I love the patterns on the animals in the illustrations. Although I do find that this book i . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Josephine
This book really shows that women deserve the same rights as men do. Thinking about this book makes me think what women have been through to get their . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Josephine
This book is great, personally not my favourite, but I do like the colour choices. The drawings are very interesting and unique though it could improv . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Josephine
This book made me feel how the piggy felt when the owner always knew what piggy wanted to do, but Piggy wanted to do something else, that made me feel . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Alp
The wolf the duck and the mouse This is a heartwarming story about a mouse who gets gobbled up by a wolf. This story ticked all the . . .
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The Day War Came by Ariadna
This is a very inspirational story which shows how granted we take our lives today. It shows how our lives can change and go down so quickly, like the . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Lydia
Beyond the Fence is a book about a pet pig who is trapped into doing whatever his owner would like him to, and he miserably, does it. It seems as if n . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Ned
This book delivers a message of LGBT that is so important to us at this time, and it is really inspiring. The colours reflect Julian’s emotions, like . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Josephine
This book really shows that women deserve the same rights as men do. Thinking about this book makes me think what women have been through to get their . . .
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The Lost Words by Josephine
This was the book that I enjoyed the most. It feels life-like when you look at the pictures. It is written in a poem style as there are verses which . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Lily
I believe that this book has strong concepts to it. The front cover caught my attention as it was grey clouds and dark green bushes and we agreed this . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Iona
I think this is a very good book. The illustrations are clear and realistic and they use colours appropriately according to the suffragette colours. . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Parsa
I think this book is very moving and brings a message across. However I didn't like the style of the illustrations nor the storyline, but an inspirati . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Parsa
I really like the style of illustration that the illustrator has used. I think the book would mean absolutely nothing without all of the superb illus . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Parsa
I really like the style of Poonam Mistry’s style of illustrations. It must have taken a lot of time to draw each individual spot in the correct place . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Parsa
I think this book is easy to understand and it has a very good story. I think the imagination of this story is very unique and the illustrations are . . .
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The Day War Came by Parsa
I think this book is possibly for ages 5+ since the illustrations look slightly cartoony. Although the illustrations are slightly like a cartoon they . . .
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The Lost Words by Parsa
I really liked the organization of the book and all the illustrations were so detailed. I thought the author was trying to give a message out that all . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Parsa
I really enjoyed this book and the illustrations were excellent. I thought it would be really tricky to show the emotions of a pig but the illustrato . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Parsa
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I thought the range of colors Jon Klassen chose were superb for the type of book. It showed the season the book was se . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Lily
The Fan Brothers have done an amazing job of this book. All of the books shortlisted were beautiful but this one stood out for me. Finn is a young boy . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Lily
You're Safe With Me has such precise detail in illustrations, by Poonam Mistry. As they are inspired by Indian folklore they have patterns everywhere . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Lily
I believe that this book has an evident message and history, focusing on the suffragettes. Written by David Roberts, the story has an interesting coll . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Lily
This book by Jessica Love explores the concepts of LGBT+ and stereotypes. In the illustrations drawn by Jessica Love all of the characters are female . . .
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The Day War Came by Lily
The Day the War Came is an emotional book based on refugees. It is about a young girl who has to flee from her home town and travels until she finds p . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Ariadna
This story is about a dream coming true when Julian steps inside his inner self and being different and unique. It is how you can be whoever you want . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ariadna
This book is like a child’s imagination. A young boy’s imagination flooding back to him. I found that the illustrator has used watercolours to create . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Ariadna
This book shows how women are fighting for their rights as their rights should be equal to men. This book is about how women with different nationalit . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Ariadna
This book is a wonderful story of freedom and beliefs. The way forward is respect, but Thomas doesn’t respect Piggy. Piggy feels abandoned and trapped . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ariadna
I found this book quite repetitive, so I would definitely recommend it for smaller children. The illustrator has used the theme of an Indian folklore . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Ned
I believe that this book has many messages that you can learn from it, and therefore it can be read by all ages. It has the message that good things c . . .
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The Lost Words by Lily
The Lost Words has beautiful illustrations by Jackie Morris. They have named it a spellbook and that is an accurate description. Every different acros . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Ariadna
This is a story about love and friendship between different wild animals. This book is suitable for all different ages because there are many hidden l . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Ned
This story about freedom and friendship is very touching, and the illustrations add to that by making Piggy look sad, innocent and alone. It only has . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Lily
This book made me connect with my emotions, strongly. The illustrations worked well with the captions but without one of them the story wouldn't work. . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Amelie
This book was funny and optimistic and the illustrations were interesting and displayed hidden messages. The illustrations inside the wolf's belly wer . . .
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The Lost Words by Ella
The Lost Words is a very educational and inspiring book, it is about all the animals and nature that we have sort of forgotten because now we have tec . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Ella
When I was reading the suffragettes battle for equality, I really felt empowered and different and I looked at the world in different way and i though . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ella
Ocean meets sky is a upsetting book but also quite touching and comforting, it is about a boy whose grandfather has passed away and before he did he . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ella
I think that you’re safe with me is really calming and this book really does make you feel safe, it is about a mother who tries to calm down her child . . .
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The Day War Came by Ella
The day the war came is about a little girl who has a lovely family and learns about volcanoes and singing.Then on one ordinary day war comes, it ruin . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Rory
This book has very interesting illustrations. They almost look like a child has drawn them. If you look closely there are white outlines around every . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Ella
I thought that this book was really inspirational and emotional and it has an important message. Also I think that some people would think that this i . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Ella
I read this brilliant book and immediately fell in love. It is an amusing story about a duck and mouse who were swallowed by a wolf and actually prefe . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Quentin
Eric and Terry Fan have done some incredible drawings in this book. Their drawings are very creative and they’ve captured the picture in my mind of an . . .
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The Day War Came by Quentin
Rebecca Cobb has made it like it’s from the child’s point of view. She actually based her storyline and her drawings on actual events. I recommend thi . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Arnesh
This is a book with Indian and Folk art. It is about animals in the jungle which are afraid of lightning and an elephant helps them get over their fea . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Quentin
I personally do not like this book at all, I do understand that it’s delivering a message of how people can be whatever they want no matter what sex o . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Quentin
I like the Storyline of the Wolf, The Duck, and the Mouse, It explores lots of fun concepts and displays lots of colours, like when they’re in the wol . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Quentin
Maria Glutrova actually based this book on her own childhood: Maria’s sister is Thomas and Maria is the pig. It explores many things like sadness, lon . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Quentin
This book is about female rights and tells stories of woman’s protests throughout the streets. It also mentions lots of interesting facts about the wo . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Quentin
Poonam Mistry has Indian roots and that really shows in her exotic drawings. She puts incredible amounts of detail into her illustrations. I really wo . . .
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The Lost Words by Quentin
Lost Words is a great book about nature and how all the words have been removed from the dictionary, apparently children on average are spending less . . .
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The Lost Words by Arnesh
Lost Words is like a dictionary for ‘lost words’. This is a book which has acrostic poems and engaging portraits. The book’s illustrations are my f . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Arnesh
The book is about a young grandson who goes on an adventure with a fish and when the ‘ocean meets the sky’ he finds out it is all a dream. I like the . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Shlok
The entire way through the story I felt sorry for Piggy and when I found out that the Piggy was Maria ! wondered who Thomas was and then ! realised th . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Shlok
The Wolf, The Duck And The Mouse has a fun story line. At the start of the book it is quite dark, the fact that we introduce the mouse and then straig . . .
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The Day War Came by Shlok
This book is so lovely and it is a very important story in disguise, Nicola Davis had such a wonderful event to influence the creation of this book.On . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Oscar
This is a story about a little boy called Finn. He remembers about his Grandpa telling him stories where Ocean Meets Sky. His Grandpa would have been . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Arnesh
The book is about a boy who likes mermaids and he thinks that her Grandma disapproves of that but near the end she leads Julian to a parade full of me . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Shlok
Poonam Mistry is a great artist. Her illustrations are absolutely amazing, i can gaze at them all day long and still not be bored. The message that n . . .
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The Day War Came by Lucas
This is a moving children's book about a girl whose family gets torn apart due to war conditions and moves to a refugee camp. She goes to the local sc . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Shlok
Eric and Terry Fan are clearly quite talented and they show it in the book. The pictures fill me with wonder and curiosity and i love the illustratio . . .
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The Lost Words by Shlok
This book is attempting to teach the lost words of nature to the next generation. The pictures are intricately detailed and really give you a picture . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Iona
I dislike this book because it is hard to piece together, and i find the writing hard to read. i feel like there is no story line and it is a bit repe . . .
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The Lost Words by Dylan
The Lost words is an amazing book with incredible illustrations. In my opinion this book has the best illustrations in the shortlist. But it is not su . . .
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The Lost Words by Michael
I thought that this book was interesting. It really intrigued me, as I read it more and more, I wanted to know about it. I absolutely loved the little . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Dylan
This is a tale of friendship. The book has amazing illustrations and the illustrations are like the words in this story as there are not many words an . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Michael
I thought that ocean meets sky was brilliantly illustrated. I thought that the story was nice, but quite unbelievable, but the artwork was easily my f . . .
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The Day War Came by Michael
I think this book was alright, definitely not my favourite, but not the worst. It was alright, but the English was very basic, and it was very short. . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Arnesh
The book is a fiction book and is about a mouse who gets eaten up by a wolf and finds a paradise and a goose and while they are having the time of the . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Michael
I think this a lovely story perfectly illustrated, it is a very clever use of household items, such as masking tape to create effects like walls. It i . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Michael
I thought the artwork in the wolf, duck and the mouse, was interesting. It was certainly not my favourite, but it was fun, and abstract and I liked th . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Dylan
This book is a very detailed book about the battle for equality. It has beautiful illustrations on most pages. But this is also a very complicated boo . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Michael
I think that the artwork in this book is very clever, as it is quite similar to the artwork around the time of the suffragettes. And it is clever, bec . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Oscar
This book is all about the battle for equality. Whether it’s racism, sexism or whatever, that’s what David Roberts talks to us about in this book. He . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Oscar
This is a very artistic book with lots of good drawings in it which helps me get an image of the story. That helps as the Award is based on artistic q . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Iona
I think this is a heartwarming book about freedom and false friendship and it is about family and appreciating what you have and letting people have a . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ruan
This book holds a great story, Finn's Grandpa died and told him about a place where the ocean meets the sky. Finn followed this dream with an awesome . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Josephine
I think this book is magical. The language is descriptive and imaginative. The main character, a young boy, goes on a mystical journey and unexpectedl . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Josephine
The book tells a unique story. The pictures are detailed and the colour combinations cleverly match the atmosphere. I love this book (and of course th . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Anilla
I think that the illustrator has used good and relevant colours in this book. The pictures show the characters emotions, and the mood of the book. The . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Anilla
This book has interesting illustrations. The book is made up of patterns and the patterns make the pictures. This is a nature filled book about a moth . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Arnesh
This book is about the history of The Suffragettes from campaigning to ruining the post office boxes. The book is a non-fiction book and has incredibl . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ruan
I loved this book, the illustrations catch my eye the second I turn the page, all the symmetry and the story they tell is amazing. The story is told i . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Dylan
This book has amazing illustrations. They are bright and vibrant which is perfect for a young child. But the story is not as good as the illustrations . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Dylan
This is a brilliant book filled with amazing illustrations of all kinds of things. It has an incredible message for the young reader. It is a great st . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Anilla
I liked this book because it had a nice story line behind it. I also like how Piggy was the author because Piggy was being told what to do by Boy and . . .
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The Lost Words by Ruan
This book such powerful illustrations and the main animal in this book is a Gold Finch - Jackie Morris has captured this image beautifully. Every page . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Arnesh
The book is a fiction book and is about a small pig living in a large house with a boy who tells him how to dress and what to do. One day he meets a w . . .
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The Day War Came by Arnesh
The book is a fiction book and has brilliant illustrations in the book because it seems as if it was written as a diary for the girl and the reason it . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ruan
I loved this book, the illustrations catch my eye the second I turn the page, all the symmetry and the story they tell is amazing. The story is told i . . .
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The Day War Came by Ruan
I really liked this book because it shows the problems to kids with no education. I think that all kids should have an education no matter what backgr . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Ruan
This story is heavily based on the moral ‘treat everyone how you want to be treated’. The wolf, duck and mouse are all in the forest and they need to . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Lorenzo
The baby animals are about to go to sleep but the noises of the jungle keep them from sleep. Terrified they can’t sleep but Mama Elephant soothes them . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Lorenzo
A non-fiction book about the history of the battle of equality in Great Britain. This book shows the hardships and the mockery of the brave who risked . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Lorenzo
A original way of introducing themes of freedom and dictatorships and oppression in a way a kid will understand. A one-way friendship with a young boy . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Lorenzo
“ One day a wolf met a mouse. The wolf ate the mouse” Illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett this story is strangely set in the stomach . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Lucas
This book is about a boy with a wild imagination and goes on a boat journey in the boat he had built himself, and he sees, a large golden fish, the li . . .
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The Lost Words by Lorenzo
When Oxford released a new dictionary with new technological words, they had to kick out others to make space. They chose words of nature. This made m . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Sheherezade
I think that this book has a very important topic. I feel like some women take voting and having equal rights for granted but none of this would have . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Lorenzo
A young child sitting in his bedroom. His Grandpa just died. “Grandpa would be ninety years old. Grandpa had told him of a magical place where the Oce . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Lorenzo
Julian is a Mermaid is a book by Jessica Love who studied studio art. Getting a BA in the sort. Being her first picture book we wish her the best of l . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Anilla
The illustrations are very good. The book had detailed drawings and were clear and imaginative. It felt like a dream. The book was full of detail and . . .
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The Day War Came by Lorenzo
After The British Government refused refuge to 3,000 unaccompanied children, Rebecca Cobb And Nicola Davies wrote and illustrated a poem about a Child . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Sienna
The Wolf, The Duck And The Mouse has a weird storyline, at the start of the book it is quite dark, the fact that we introduce the mouse and then strai . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Tiger
I think the detail is the book is so intricate and it really adds to the book. I really like how all the animals are made out of lots of different pat . . .
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The Day War Came by Josephine
I think personally that Rebecca Cobb's illustrations are just incredible, the pictures may look easy to draw but it takes a lot of concentration. The . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Tiger
I think they could have created a better story line making it more clear to understand with something happening at the end. I like the very first illu . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Celeste
A boy’s memories come flooding back to him as he travels to find his long lost grandfather. I think that the illustrations reflect on the story and br . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Tiger
I think they could have created a better storyline making it more clear to understand with something happening at the end.. I like the very first illu . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Sheherezade
I really dislike the book there is no real story and i really dislike the illustrations. I think that they could have added to the story and some peop . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by iona
This book is a lovely and beautiful story and I personally thought this was a meaningful book and i think that the concept is friendship and freedom . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Anilla
Julian is a mermaid is about a transgender person called Julian who loves mermaids and eventually turns into a mermaid. I like the illustrations, they . . .
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Beyond the Fence by iona
I think this is a heartwarming book about freedom and friendship and it is about family and appreciating what you have, that means letting people have . . .
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The Lost Words by Anilla
This is very well illustrated. The text is written in acrostic poems. The illustrator used water colours and painted the picture. The pictures were ex . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Iona
Julian is a mermaid is about a transgender and it is a very lovely and equal book and it makes you put a lot of thought into it and i think it is a am . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Tiger
I think the illustrator made it look like the duck likes living inside the wolf by using pops of bright colours like orange in the painting and the b . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Anilla
I liked this book. The pictures match the text and add more to it. There is a good range of colours. The story is about a mouse that gets eaten by a w . . .
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The Day War Came by Anilla
I thought this story line was very emotional and the pictures met the text. I also liked how in the beginning there were clues to what was about to ha . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Sheherezade
I think that this book is all about empathy and in the video Maria Gulemetovo, the author and illustrator, said that it was based on her childhood and . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Tiger
I like how you can see Piggy's emotions changing throughout the book as he gets less and less interested and then when he meets boar he starts to chee . . .
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The Lost Words by Sheherezade
I love the illustrations they are so detailed and i like how the watercolours act like fur or feathers. I think a young child might need to read it wi . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Tiger
I think the book is very informative and it teaches young children the history of gender equality and how women had to fight for their equal rights. I . . .
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The Day War Came by Tiger
This book is filled with lots of great illustrations and content. It tells a very important story whilst being approachable for young kids. It helps c . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Tiger
I really enjoyed reading it and it made me feel like I was going on the journey alongside finn and his boat. All the pictures are magical and mythical . . .
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The Lost Words by Tiger
Once upon a time, words began to vanish, Etymology is ever changing, as new technology arrives, new words appear in our language but what happens to t . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Katie
This book is all about freedom. I love the illustrations because Jon Klassen has exaggerated the expressions on the character’s faces really help to u . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Sheherezade
I love how the illustrations are really detailed, it must have taken so long to do. I love how each page has a slightly different colour palet, red an . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Katie
I think this book is great for any ages because it can teach anyone a lesson. Julian Is A Mermaid is a great book to explain that anyone can be any . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Sheherezade
I like how outside in the forest the colours are dull greys, browns, greens and blues and inside the wolf there are yellows, oranges,reds and more br . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Katie
This is a great book about imagination and believing. I recommend it for any ages because you can use your imagination to create your own picture in y . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Katie
I really enjoyed her artwork, it tells the story without using any words. I also like how the text is short and you have to look into the picture and . . .
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The Day War Came by Katie
This book is about how one day, war suddenly came and ruined a girl’s entire life. It is a sad story but it has a great meaning behind it. It’s all ab . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Katie
I love how as soon as you look at the book, you know it’s based in the forest. I also love the symmetry and the different shapes in the pictures. It i . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Sheherezade
I found this book very touching. I loved the story, how Finn goes on this amazing journey that his grandpa had planned with him. The illustrations are . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Ellie
I really like this book because it all about acceptance of being different because Julian is Transgender and his grandma/Nana accepted him and helped . . .
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The Lost Words by Katie
I love the illustrations, they are beautiful. When you look at them, you feel like your there, looking at the animals yourself. I love the watercolour . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ellie
I like this book because its pictures are so beautiful and really like them but I feel they cheated sort of because they photoshopped some of it. But . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Katie
I recommend Suffragettes to older children and adults because it is a long, detailed book. Although it is a long book, the illustrations are great . . .
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The Day War Came by Sheherezade
I found this book sad but moving and I loved the illustrations. I really like how they are not super realistic and almost like a child has drawn them. . . .
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The Day War Came by Ellie
This book is so cute and I really liked it because the illustrations were like the girl was drawing it and writing it because the hair, for example lo . . .
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The Lost Words by Ellie
This book is amazing the pictures are so nice to look at and there’s an acrostic poem on every other page. On the other page there are letters in gold . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Ellie
The illustrations in this book are so engaging and they’re different because she’s used oil pastels and she’s made the illustrations really soft and w . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ellie
I liked this book because, for me, the theme is about the mama elephant is an environmentalist and the baby animals are us, humans. I feel the story i . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Ellie
I absolutely LOVED this book, for me I found it ridiculous but in a good way, I loved the idea of living in the wolf’s belly I found it really funny. . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Ellie
I really liked this book and its illustrations. I liked it because it’s all about our fight for victory and I also like how it’s illustrated by a man . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Saffy
Ocean meets sky is a sad, but inspirational book about a young boy called Finn whos Grandfather dies and he ventures off to try and find a legendary p . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Celeste
A dream is coming true when Julian steps inside his inner mermaid. This makes me think that no matter who you are you can be whatever you want to be. . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Saffy
You’re Safe With Me is a comforting bedtime tale, which is about a bunch of little children who get scared on a dark and creepy night, and Mother Elep . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Saffy
Beyond the Fence is an inspiring story about a young pig called Piggy who is being bullied and treated badly by a boy called Thomas and one day he le . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Celeste
This is a fantastic story of freedom and belief. The only way forward in this story is respect and Thomas doesn’t respect piggy. Piggy feels trapped, . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Zoë
This is a story of freedom and false friendship. The illustrations are very cute and I like it a lot. It also has a good moral to the story and the en . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Zoë
This is a powerful, strong, important book about women’s rights - but I would recommend it for ten plus only as some of the bits are quite gruesome an . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Zoë
I love this book, the illustrations fit it very well and I like the style of the pictures and the concept of living inside a wolf’s belly. It has a bi . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Zoë
This book has a strong message about sexism and anyone can be who they want, and the illustrations are very pretty, but this isn’t the book for me - i . . .
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The Day War Came by Zoë
This is a heartwarming book about loss and war, with sort of scribbly illustrations that fit the words perfectly. This enchanting book holds a wonderf . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Sienna
Terry and Eric Fan are so talented and it is quite fun that they both draw on the page, whenever I draw or colour with anyone else it ends badly. The . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Sienna
The entire way through the storyI felt sorry for piggy and when I found out that piggy was Maria I wondered who Thomas was and it was her sister. The . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Zoë
This is a lovely book, with geometric illustrations filling the page with joy and happiness, with Poonam’s Indian roots really shining through. It wil . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Sienna
I have never seen a book with a message like this, I think that the message is that boys can be mermaids or unicorn if they want to and a girl can be . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Sienna
Poonam is such a great artist and she creates such warm and detailed her indian roots really come though in her work. This book is such an important m . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Zoë
In this book the little boy take a journey of loss, happiness and imagination. The pictures are wonderful and simply heartwarming. I especially like t . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Sienna
This is a very important story to be told, but I really do think that this is quite a scary and complex story, that not many people will understand I . . .
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The Lost Words by Zoë
This is a beautiful book about nature and how we must never, ever forget about it and to always enjoy the small pleasures nature gives us. The illustr . . .
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The Lost Words by Sienna
The pictures are amazing they are so detailed also the poems were so lovely, my favorite one (or two) out of the whole book are the Kingfisher pages a . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Lucas
Piggy lives in a big house with Thomas. Thomas is always the one that makes decisions, and chooses what they should play, what they should wear and wh . . .
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The Day War Came by Sienna
This book is so lovely and it is a very important story in disguise, Nicola Davis had such a wonderful motive to write. On the news she heard that 300 . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Maxi
This masterpiece illustrated by Jon Klassen is a fantastic book. The way that he used the colours to create an atmosphere of the theme of the story w . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ferran
This book is a very comforting book and helps children feel safe and comforted eg. before going to bed for young children often feel scared before go . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Ferran
This amusing and interesting book is a tale of a mouse,duck and wolf who all have to overcome problems. This book is fabulous for all ages because it . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Alexandra
Suffragette: The Battle for Equality is a non-fiction book about the suffragette movement. Personally I found the illustrations a bit drab and severe, . . .
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The Lost Words by Alexandra
The Lost Words is a book about standing against the disappearance of wild animals from young children's lives. These stunning and wonderful pictures o . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Alexandra
When the baby animals are frightened and cannot get to sleep, Mama Elephant and her words of wisdom can reassure them, "You're safe with me.". You're . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Alexandra
When Julian sees mermaids on a bus he decides he wants to become one too. Julian is a Mermaid is a fantastic book filled with imagination and wonder . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Alexandra
The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse is a quick witted and funny book about a Mouse who gets swallowed by a Wolf then after meets a Duck and they make a h . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Alexandra
Beyond The Fence is an original book with themes of freedom and true friendship shown in an interesting way.I think the themes covered in this book a . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Alexandra
I think this is a lovely book which shows how deep a child's love can be for their Grandparent. Ocean Meets Sky's illustrations are exquisite and magi . . .
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The Day War Came by Alexandra
The Day War Came is a sweet and heartwarming book. It makes you think about what is happening in other countries and the sad things that have happened . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Lucien
This is a simple yet complicated tale is an amazing masterpiece. Klassen’s illustrations are perfect giving images that all ages will adore. I love h . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Rory
I think this book is brilliant, funny and quite easy to read. Even though it is thought to be for children younger than five in some people's eyes i t . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Frank
In my opinion I think that the book is great. I love the illustrations and how they’ve used a technique where they have drawn the picture on paper cut . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Lucien
This is a simple yet complicated tale is an amazing masterpiece. Klassen’s illustrations are perfect giving images that all ages will adore. I love ho . . .
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London,
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London,
Which book do you want to win The 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal

The Lost Words
Julian is a Mermaid
Ocean Meets Sky
You're Safe With Me
The Day War Came
Suffragette The Battle for Equality
The Wolf The Duck The Mouse
Beyond the Fence
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something jus
 

 

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