Clockwork

Amazing book (first published in 2004) from my favourite author - the Oxford novelist Philip Pullman. In my mind I always put him in one line with such classics as John R.R. Tolkien and Clive S. Lewis. The Clockwork you might want to connect with many different subjects and make it an exciting cross-curricular topic for … Continue reading Clockwork

The Girl Who Walked On Air

Author: Emma Carroll. Author's webpage - https://emmacarrollauthor.wordpress.com/ There are some fun facts about Emma Carroll with photos and the real Pip himself. She is also listing some teaching ideas for the book. Structure of the novel The novel is divided into 2 "Acts" with a shorter "Interval" in between. The first act is placed in the … Continue reading The Girl Who Walked On Air

Oi Frog!

This is a witty book (first published in 2014) of surprising rhymes from the award-winning authors Kes Gray (writer, http://www.kesgray.com/) and Jim Field (illustrator, http://www.jimfield.co.uk/). The book can’t be translated properly to any language and should be enjoyed strictly in English. The words match together in a rhyme, and the rhyme matches the pictures that … Continue reading Oi Frog!