Year 4 Book Club read 'Swimming Against The Storm' by Jess Butterworth this month-
Twelve-year-old Eliza and her younger sister Avery have lived their entire lives in a small fishing village on the coast of Louisiana, growing up alongside turtles, pelicans and porpoises. But now, with sea levels rising, their home is at risk of being swept away.
This week the first of our two book clubs met to discuss Pog by Padraig Kenny , published by Chicken House. We will write up a full review once the other group has met but in the meantime here are a few of their reviews.
"This is a magical book about a fantastical creature called Pog who defends a house from evil creatures from another world, but the boy, David jeopardizes the world."
"I would definitely recommend Pog because, it has an interesting story line that makes you want to keep reading on."
"This is an adventure book about a creature with an important job. He lives in a house in the middle of a forest- there is no else there until two children come...."
A refreshingly contemporary duo Anika aka Nik (11) and Norva (13) are sisters and live with their Dad in a tower block called the Tri. A perfect team Nik is methodical and scientific in her approach whilst Norva works on instinct and 'feels things in her waters' When their friend and art teacher Hugh is found murdered Nik and Norva are determined to solve the case...