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Power of Reading

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Our first 'Power of reading' book this term is 'The Everywhere Bear' by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb.

 

 

The Everywhere bear

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The Everywhere Bear has a home on a shelf But he doesn't spend very much time by himself, For each boy and girl in the class is a friend And he goes home with one of them every weekend. The Everywhere Bear has a wonderful time with the children in Class One, but one day he gets more than he bargained for when he falls unnoticed from a backpack and embarks on his own big adventure! He's washed down a drain and whooshed out to sea, rescued by a fishing boat, loaded onto a lorry, carried off by a seagull ...how will he ever make it back to Class One?

The Gruffalo

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A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good. Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake... and a hungry Gruffalo!

 

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a best-selling phenomenon across the world with over 13.5 million copies sold. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come. No home should be without The Gruffalo!

Surprising sharks

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The last word you want to hear when you're swimming in the warm blue sea is "Shark!" But most real sharks are not what you might expect. Some are no bigger than a chocolate bar, some have built-in fairy lights and most wouldn't go near a human, even if you were wearing a sign saying "dinner"! So if you think all sharks are giant, man-eating killers, you're in for a big surprise.

Naughty Bus

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The bright red toy London bus in this story gets into all sorts of mischief: playing with other toys, making a mess in the house and exploring the garden. The masterful photographs illustrating the tale are shot from a child’s perspective, getting you down onto the floor with the naughty bus and encouraging imagination and creative play.
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