Category Archives: Picture Books

Lovely colourful books with lots of pictures and only a couple of sentences on each page. You can read these by yourself, to a brother or sister, or ask someone in your family to read it to you.

Do you really want to eat a child?

Today in the library Room 1 enjoyed this book from Timaru Library, I really want to eat a child. Achilles is a young baby crocodile and his parents are very worried because he has decided that he no longer wants … Continue reading

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Brilliant Books to Read Together

In these You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You books, traditional tales have been transformed into little mini plays which children can read together or with a parent or teacher. I’m the Princess! I’m the Pea! Look at me! … Continue reading

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Opportunities to vote for your favourite books

Do you remember that we voted for our favourite books for the Children’s Choice? Some of our favourites made it to the shortlist – although not all of them surprisingly. Peace Warriors did not make the cut and that featured … Continue reading

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Room 3 have some new book club members

This term some different students from Room 3 will be joining book club. Here is a photo of them at our first meeting: I knew we were going to get along wonderfully because at the very start the two Rileys … Continue reading

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Saoirse shares The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp

Saoirse enjoyed reading this book so much that she brought it to book club for us to read together. Imagine if you were a princess, waiting for a prince to arrive to make your life more interesting, only when he … Continue reading

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Year 5 Book Club sharing some great books

This group of enthusiastic readers from Room 4 are willing to talk about their favourite books, so much so that the time flies all too quickly and we have to save some for the next session. Lucy absolutely LOVES The … Continue reading

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Cuddly Duddly – Caitlin’s favourite Picture Book

Room 2 Book Club has been talking about their favourite books that they had read to them when they were younger. Caitlin brought Cuddly Duddly to share with us. Duddly is a penguin who┬áis so cuddly that all of his … Continue reading

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I love my Dog – Room 2 pictures

The students in Room 2 created their own pictures to show how to look after pets and keep them safe and happy. Ashlee, Josh and Zoe are exercising their dogs. Alice’s dog is having a walk in the sunshine, Farrah … Continue reading

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First to the Top – Hugo LOVES this book!

First to the top : Sir Edmund Hillary’s Amazing Everest Adventure by David Hill has been a very popular addition to the library. Hugo is one of Room 2’s super readers and he loves it because he is interested in … Continue reading

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Junior classes enjoy new book The Day the Crayons Quit

In the library this week we started reading this great new book together. When a boy Duncan goes to get his crayons out, he finds instead a number of letters addressed to him from all of the colours in his … Continue reading

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