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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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You're Safe With Me by Michael
I thought that this book was pretty bad. It was probably the second worst book out of this selection in my opinion. I was not keen on it for a number . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Shlok
At first i thought the story line was babyish and the story line was pointless. The illustrations were good but, i did not really like the book. I now . . .
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The Day War Came by Amelie
This book reflected the problems with war and the fact that it could happen to anyone. It was sad but it had a hopeful ending, it showed that a little . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Amelie
Julian is a mermaid was personally one of my least favourites. I didn't really understand what was going on and I felt quit confused. The illustratio . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Amelie
This book is comforting and has beautiful, unique illustrations. Personally I think that the plot is quite simple although it would be the perfect t . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Amelie
This book is comforting and has beautiful, unique illustrations. Personally I think that the plot is quite simple although it would be the perfect t . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Maxi
This book illustrated by Jessica Love is something special… It is full of vibrant colors that fills this book full of life. The drawings and shapes in . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Amelie
Ocean meets sky is a lovely book. I found it quite sad as the grandfather died but my mood brightened as I read the book. This book is very imaginativ . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Lucien
Just a few circles can make something amazing out of nothing. Mistry’s symbolic ideas and drawings are absolutely outstanding, like it gives a sort of . . .
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The Lost Words by Lucien
This is a beautiful poetic book full of mystery and wonder, full of rocky peaks, hilly vales, busy forests and winding rivers. Jackie Morris did spend . . .
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The Day War Came by Ferran
In a picture it shows a boy bringing in a chair, after that lost of other children brought chairs so that they could learn together. It just goes to s . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Ferran
A 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 imprisonmen . . .
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The Day War Came by Ferran
In a picture it shows a boy bringing in a chair, after that lost of other children brought chairs so that they could learn together. It just goes to s . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Ferran
I really like this book. I think it is a very interesting book about respect. How Thomas didn't treat piggy well so piggy ran away. If piggy could've . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Ferran
Julian is a mermaid is a very typical and inspiring story about A boy named Julian who wants to dress up as a mermaid but he wonders what his abuela w . . .
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The Lost Words by Ferran
This book is a great book to remind people how important nature is . For example if a kid lives in the city and has never seen the beauty of nature th . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ferran
Ocean meets sky is a very memorable and intriguing book. It shows lots of creativity and imagination. It illustrates determination and emotion. Perso . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Saachi
Ocean meets sky is about a boy who goes sailing. His grandfather died but the boy can still hear his voice. Although this book is sad because his gra . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Saachi
This book is about women’s rights. It shows that women from different religions and countries came together and do one thing and that was to fight for . . .
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The Day War Came by Saachi
The Day War Came is about a young girl who is forced to be an evacuee. Rebecca Cobb has design it to look like a sketch book which goes we with the st . . .
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The Lost Words by Saachi
This book has many several different poems about different birds, animals and plants. There are many pictures in the book and all of them have a lot o . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Saachi
This book is about a duck and a mouse who enjoys living inside a wolf. One day the Wolf is being attacked, the duck and the mouse stay inside the wolf . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Lucien
This is a sad and happy story about a lonely pig. This story is a brilliant one for young and shy children. With a powerful story this is a classic fo . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Lucien
This is a book that is a must have for young children as it will teach them that you can be anyone or anything. The illustrations also say that messag . . .
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The Lost Words by Rory
The lost words is a beautiful book. It has the best illustrations I have ever seen. The way the illustrator shows the detail is amazing. This book is . . .
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The Day War Came by Alp
This is a very sad book but at the same time it is very inspirational. It is about a refugee girl who gets rejected from a school as she doesn’t have . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Alp
This is a very inspirational book and is very good for remembering the suffragettes but I didn’t think that it was very gripping. This book was never . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Amelie
Beyond the fence is a heartwarming story about a pig. I love the ending and it is a powerful book that shows that piggy is almost trapped, so at the e . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Amelie
I love the illustrations in this book. They make this book interesting and I liked learning more about the suffragettes. The illustrations are done in . . .
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The Lost Words by Ferran
This book is a great book to remind people how important nature is . For example if a kid lives in the city and has never seen the beauty of nature th . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Bilal
This book is about the Suffragettes, who were the women who fought for their rights for equality during the Late 19th and early 20th century. The draw . . .
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The Lost Words by Bilal
This book is about all the words to do with nature that were removed from the English dictionary. The illustrations are perfect with the utmost detail . . .
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The Lost Words by Bilal
This book is about all the words to do with nature that were removed from the English dictionary. The illustrations are perfect with the utmost detail . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Bilal
This book is about a boy who wants to be a mermaid. The illustrations are good but slightly unclear. This book teaches people of all ages about stereo . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Bilal
This book is about piggy who played with his owner Thomas until one-day piggy took off his clothes and ran away beyond the fence and played with a wil . . .
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The Day War Came by Iona
I think this book is very heartwarming and i love it. I feel like it really teaches kids about what actually does happen in life and i think it puts o . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Bilal
This book is about Mama Elephant teaching the baby animals not be scared of sounds at night. The illustrations are wonderfully detailed, explaining ev . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Bilal
This book is about a boy called Finn who embarks on an adventure where he sets sail on a ship to see where the ocean meets sky. The illustrations are . . .
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The Day War Came by Bilal
This book is about an ordinary schoolgirl whose life changed after one school lunch when war came. She had to travel long distances from fields to the . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Bilal
This book is about a wolf, a duck, and a mouse. It is about how a mouse was swallowed by a wolf one morning and the mouse found a duck living inside. . . .
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The Day War Came by Iona
I think this book is very heartwarming and i love it. I feel like it really teaches kids about what actually does happen in life and i think it puts o . . .
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The Lost Words by iona
i find this book very realistic and beautiful it really helps you connect with nature and i find that the book itself is very good but also the illust . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Lucas
I like how the illustrator has imagined the suffragettes and how they have drawn each stroke in such careful and exquisite detail. However I find that . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Lucas
Is a book about gender stereotypes. It has colourful drawings that really light up this book and make it different from most other books. I like th . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Saachi
This book is about a duck and a mouse who enjoys living inside a wolf. One day the Wolf is being attacked, the duck and mouse save the wolf and they s . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Saachi
You’re Safe With Me is a really nice book. The small details in this book really brings out a lot. I really like the way Poonam Mistry has done the pi . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Frank
I think “Ocean Meets Sky” is a very interesting and intriguing book. It shows how big kids’ imaginations can be and illustrates the importance of dete . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Frank
I think “Ocean Meets Sky” is a very interesting and intriguing book. It shows how big kids’ imaginations can be and illustrates the importance of dete . . .
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The Day War Came by Frank
I think “The Day the War Came” is a very emotional book that raises awareness about what’s going on in this world beyond our warm comfy homes.The girl . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Frank
The Suffragette Battle For Equalityis a great book it is very inspiring to all girls and women. The author was clearly passionate about this subject a . . .
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The Lost Words by Frank
This is an amazing book! I love the theme for the book - I can see the author really cared about these words that were removed from the Oxford Diction . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Frank
This a very good book which shows you that you have to follow your dreams. When Julian saw the mermaids on the bus he decided he wanted to be one so h . . .
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The Day War Came by Frank
I think this a very emotional book that raises awareness about what’s going on in this world beyond our warm comfy homes it probably isn’t the best fo . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Aidan
I feel that in Beyond The Fence Maria Gulemotova has really shown pathetic fallacy with the dark skies and Piggy all alone in a large landscape pictur . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Frank
I think Ocean Meets Sky is a very interesting and good book it shows how big kids imagination can bee I think it is a really nice book for young child . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Maxi
This is a sensational book, created by Jessica Love, it is a symbol of no matter what gender you are… You shouldn’t be accused of liking something tha . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Saffy
I love how the illustrator has imagined the suffragettes and how they have drawn each stroke in such careful and exquisite detail. However I find that . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Jai
This is a moving and heart-rendering book and the pictures are really realistic. My favourite phrase is We Can Do It as it shows never to give up. A k . . .
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The Lost Words by Jai
The Lost Words is a very well illustrated and detailed book. My favorite picture is a hare with lots of heathers. After reading the book, I look at pi . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Jai
This is about natural sounds patterns and designs. I think the greens and the maroons represent the jungles true colours. The dots are beautiful and I . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Jai
This book shows how you can be whoever and whatever you want to be and nobody should be able to stop you. The writing is not needed as the images are . . .
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The Day War Came by Ned
Some of us don’t understand how bad the war is, and take things like a home and education for granted. This book truly emphasises that war is a terrib . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Jai
This is a book on the love between different wild animals. This book for all ages as everyone can pick up a different point. This book is very similar . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Jai
This book talks about how friendship can be misunderstood. Thomas obviously doesn’t understand Piggy like wild pig does. I understand Piggy though - . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Jai
I really like how the illustrator decided to incorporate the world of animals into the world of reality. I really like the puffy little cloudy animals . . .
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The Day War Came by Jai
This a very sad story about a refugee. We should make sure everyone gets a fair and equal education. If this was in a newspaper, some headlines would . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Lucien
This is a fantastical and wonderful story about a grand adventure of a young boy. It is quite a sad story though. The illustrations are amazing and I . . .
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The Lost Words by Amelie
This is a beautiful book. The poems are lovely and they have a rhythm to them that makes them almost like a lull. I love the illustrations and they lo . . .
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The Lost Words by Celeste
The Lost Words is a very inspirational book. It is amazingly illustrated and you just can’t take your eyes off the drawings. Jackie Morris manages to . . .
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The Day War Came by Lucien
This I find is a very sad story as the girl loses almost everything; her family, her home, her friends and her country. The illustrations are drawn l . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Lucien
This book is full of amazing facts about the women’s suffrage, but I don’t think that small children would really be interested in this book as they m . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Celeste
I would recommend this book for little children as it was very repetitive. This book has a lot going on in the Indian theme and it distracts me. The i . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Celeste
This book shows us the love and friendship between animals. There are many different links in this book to do with worldwide problems so it can be rea . . .
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The Day War Came by Celeste
This book is very important, as it is stating the fact that refugees and war are a very big problem in our world today. The way the illustrator manage . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Sofia
I was intrigued by this book as it was different to all the others in my view. I find it wasn't my favourite illustration, but they were fascinating t . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Ned
This book has amazing designs and patterns, and they somehow all come together beautifully, which I think really emphasises that everything is part of . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Alp
Even on the first page you are indulged into the amazing illustrations of this book the illustrator Poonam Mistry has been really clever by hiding ins . . .
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The Day War Came by Saffy
The Day War Came is an amazing book that expresses lots of childhood themes, such as loss and friendship and more. I love how the illustrator has draw . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Alp
This is a book about stereotypes and how they are a very bad thing. If you read the book at first it will come across as very confusing and a bit weir . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Lydia
This is a very well-written and factual book about the suffragettes. The suffragettes were a group of ladies who were fighting for their right to vote . . .
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The Lost Words by Sofia
I absolutely adore this book. I personally adore animals myself, but to draw them like Jackie Morris does would be my dream. I love every stroke of pa . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Lydia
I really like this book because it has a great story line and is a very heart warming book that displays features to do with family, love and care. Th . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Lydia
This book is about a boy who loves mermaids and from an early age, dreamed of becoming one. Throughout the book, Julian sees mermaids and slowly but . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Lydia
This a very good book about the important features of the earth. It is a very touching book and was a very interesting read. It was written in a way t . . .
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The Day War Came by Lydia
This is a very heartwarming book about a girl who finds herself in the middle of war in less than an hour. When she sees her home crumbling to pieces, . . .
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The Day War Came by Lydia
The Lost Words is an incredible book written about words that have slowly over time, slipped out of use. Jackie Morris wrote The Lost Words in poetry . . .
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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 Ned
This book is different to all the other books, because it is non-fiction and a harder read, but it still manages to be interesting and intriguing to y . . .
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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 Lost Words by Alp
This is an excellent book with an aim to put these words that are just disappearing back into children’s mouths by making a lively acrostic poem about . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Sofia
I was very fascinated by the illustrations. When I took a first glance i had this tribal feeling inside me. It was very intriguing to scan through the . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Sofia
I found this book amazing and incredible, I found every slightest detail was thought very deeply. I wasn't too keen on the story itself, but I was ama . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Natasha
I loved this book as it expressed different emotions through the illustrations and the writing. The illustrations made me connect more with the story . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Natasha
This book is all about freedom and what freedom really means to someone. It is an amazing book and a bit emotional at times. I used to think that the . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Natasha
Ocean meets Sky is a really powerful book about remembrance and even if a loved one is gone, they are still there with you but just in your heart. The . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Natasha
The women in this picture is riding her bike wearing a suffragette ribbon. She is not that old but in this book many ages fought for what they believe . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Natasha
I can connect cause i have always thought it would be fun to live in the sea. It has always been fun to imagine what it could be like and this book re . . .
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The Day War Came by Natasha
In a picture it shows a boy bringing in a chair, after that lost of other children brought chairs so that they could learn together. It just goes to . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Saffy
This is a very amusing tale which contrasts the unhappiness of a wolf after eating a duck and a mouse, whilst telling us all about the fun the duck an . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Alp
This is an original story about a young boy named Finn who is celebrating his Grandfather's 90th birthday in his dreams…. In his dreams he goes on . . .
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The Lost Words by Natasha
When the 2009 dictionary came out the words in this book were deleted and replaced with modern words. Robert McFarlane was so upset that he wrote a bo . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Alp
This is a heartwarming story about a mouse who gets gobbled up by a wolf. This story ticked all the boxes for a picture book , fabulous drawings, an e . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Alp
This is an excellent book about friendship and freedom. The book was written in a very clever way making us root for piggy but not hate Thomas at the . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Natasha
This book is all about an elephant with baby animals, it is all about the fact that the elephant is trying to keep all the animals safe. The mama ele . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Sofia
I liked this book a lot. I like the story line behind the book and the message it delivers. I find the drawings are incredible. The watercolours Jessi . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Lucas
This book is a book about a duck and a mouse that live together in a wolf that once swallowed them whole. The book was done with watercolour and paste . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Shlok
Suffragette, Battle For Equality, David Roberts. This story is historical and a brutally savage story. It definitely appeals to me. The story line is . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Shlok
Suffragette, Battle For Equality, David Roberts This story is historical and a brutally savage story and is definitely appeals to me. The story line . . .
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The Lost Words by Shlok
Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane. This book is attempting to teach the lost words of nature to the next generation. The pictures are intricately det . . .
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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 . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Shlok
At first I thought the story line was babyish and the story line was pointless. The illustrations were good but, I did not really like the book. I n . . .
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The Day War Came by Lucas
The day the war came 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 . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Lucas
This is a book about animals in a jungle that can’t keep calm and go to sleep because of noises that naturally occur. Their mother tells them that we . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Aidan
I feel that David Roberts has really shown how much of an amazing illustrator he is and I personally found that he has made this book different from w . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Aidan
This is very original and really stands out from the rest of the books as the art styles are very different from anything that I have ever seen. 7/10 . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Aidan
I personally like the illustrations as they completely abolish stereotypes and the illustrations are simple to understand but really stand out. . . .
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The Day War Came by Aidan
I think that the illustrations are very relatable as it seems as if a child is describing what happened in her diary. The illustrations really depict . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Maxi
I find this book such a great creation, because this book is a symbol, a trophy of how women deserve rights equally as men do… These illustrations in . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Rohan
This is the story of Julian, who is on his way home with his abuela (grandmother) and spots three women dressed as mermaids. He thinks they are just s . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Rohan
This is a far-fetched tale of a mouse and duck who get eaten by a wolf and end up living inside of him (like the “Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly” nurser . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Rohan
This is a lovely book about a boy and his grandfather. Finn honors his grandfather’s memory by building a “boat” to go on the journey they had planned . . .
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The Day War Came by Rohan
This book will really make you wonder how any country can turn away refugees. It is an account of one child’s first-hand experience of war. The child . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Rohan
This is an inspiring story about women’s fight for the right to vote in the UK. It is laid out like a timeline, usually with one page of information a . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Rohan
This book is like a lullaby. When the baby animals can’t sleep because of a harsh storm, Mama Elephant scoops them up and explains away all of the str . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Rohan
This is a great story about friendship and freedom. Piggy thinks Thomas is his friend, but he is actually being bossed around by Thomas who decides wh . . .
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The Lost Words by Rohan
This may seem like a sad book, but it is actually full of hope. The book tries to reintroduce children to the names of animals and plants they may not . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Aidan
I feel that beyond the fence has quite nice illustrations as I feel they really portray his loneliness even with the bright colours. 6.5/10. . . .
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The Lost Words by Ned
The rhythm and elegancy of the beautiful acrostic poems already paints the picture brilliantly, but then you see the drawings themselves. The glamouro . . .
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The Lost Words by Rory
The Lost Words is a beautiful book. It has the best illustrations I have ever seen. The way the illustrator shows the detail is amazing. This book is . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Frank
I think this is a very calming amd comforting book for young children who are about to go to bed and it gives you that very warm feeling in your stom . . .
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The Lost Words by Saffy
The Lost Words is a beautiful and exquisitely detailed book of poetry and it’s also packed full of illustrations, as well as being very fragile and d . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Frank
I really like this book. I think it is a very interesting book about respect. How thomas didn’t treat piggy well so piggy ran away. Piggy obviously di . . .
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The Lost Words by Aidan
I feel that The Lost Words is a brilliant book and i love its illustrations as they really do brilliantly portray the real creatures in all their glor . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Maxi
I thought this book was a stunning creation illustrated by Poonam Mistry and it creates an atmosphere of safety and comfort which is something all chi . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Saachi
This book is about Piggy who is bossed around by a little boy - then one day he goes free beyond the long fence and into the wild. I really like the w . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ned
This book combines amazing pictures that look so misty and magical, with a heartwarming story about Finn remembering his grandfather, enhanced by the . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Aidan
I feel that the wolf the duck and the mouse is quite engaging but I personally find the colours a bit dark which portrays the winter and pain of the . . .
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The Lost Words by Maxi
This is probably one of the most pulchritudinous books ever illustrated and the illustrator, Jackie Morris has made a dynamic mixture of paints to cre . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Maxi
This remarkable book illustrated by Maria Gulemetova is a pure example of freedom and how all living creatures big or small have the right to be free . . .
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The Day War Came by Maxi
I thought this book was a great, heartwarming but somewhat sad story about a small girl who’s hope has dried out and she has lost everything due to a . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Saachi
Julian is a Mermaid is a really good book with amazing illustrations. It is about a boy who wants to be a mermaid. This book challenges stereotypes f . . .
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The Lost Words by Ariadna
The Lost Words is a very inspirational book with fantastic illustrations by Jackie Morris. I found that the illustrations were very detailed and they . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Ned
This book combines amazing pictures that look so misty and magical, with a heartwarming story about Finn remembering his grandfather, enhanced by the . . .
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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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Year 10
St George's CE Primary School, Wandsworth
London,
Grey Court School
Ham, Richmond upon Thames
Town Hall
Forty Lane, Wembley
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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