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BOOK REVIEW: To Kill A Mockingbird

By Test 11

What is the author’s name?: Harper Lee

Fiction or non-fiction?: Fiction

When did you finish the book?: 07/07/2020

This is a really interesting book about the two children growing up in a southern state in the USA during the late 20s or early 30s. It is about their adventures and their realisation that most people are good.


BOOK REVIEW: The Gruffalo

By Sarah age 11

What is the author’s name?: Julia Donaldson

Fiction or non-fiction?: Fiction

When did you finish the book?: 13/07/2020

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo is a children's book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, that tells the story of a mouse, the protagonist of the book, taking a walk in the woods. The book has sold over 13 million copies,[1] has won several prizes for children's literature, and has been developed into plays on both the West End and Broadway and even an Oscar nominated animated film. The Gruffalo was initially published in 1999 in the United Kingdom by Macmillan Children's Books (ISBN 0-333-71093-2) as a 32-page hardback edition, was followed six months later by a paperback edition, and subsequently by a small-format board book edition. It was penned for readers aged three to seven, and is about 700 words long. It is written in rhyming couplets, featuring repetitive verse with minor variance.


BOOK REVIEW: The Big Friendly Giant

By Billy age 10

What is the author’s name?: Roald Dahl

Fiction or non-fiction?: Fiction

When did you finish the book?: 02/07/2020

The Big Friendly Giant

The BFG (short for The Big Friendly Giant) is a 1982 children's book written by British novelist Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. It is an expansion of a short story from Dahl's 1975 book Danny, the Champion of the World.


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