Tag Archives: Adventure

Book Club visits to Timaru District Library

At the start of this term our senior room book clubs took a trip to the Children’s and Teen’s library in Timaru to find some great books to recommend for others to read and potentially for us to buy for … Continue reading

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Skulduggery Pleasant – Jasmine and Samantha loved it!

Jasmine and Samantha have enjoyed starting this series of books for Book Club this term and here is what they told the other year 7 and 8s about it: Jasmine Skulduggery Pleasant is an amazing book filled with magic. I … Continue reading

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Hugo presents David Walliams’ Grandpa’s Great Escape

  Hugo loves reading David Walliams books and so at Book Club we practised ways of telling others about the books we love┬áto make them also want to read them. Here is what Hugo said about this book: Close your … 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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Year 6 Book Club Enthusiasm

Book Club fever has hit Beaconsfield, and these keen readers from Room 4 are really making it work with their enthusiasm for the books they are reading. Brian Falkner is a New Zealand author who has written many books for … 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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Charley’s review of Geronimo Stilton’s Very Merry Christmas

Charley had some spare time at school and thought this looked like a funny book for doing a book review. She read it in one sitting and wrote this: Geronimo is going to new York for Christmas but he loses … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Great Escape – a fantastic new book from David Walliams

Here we have another hilarious story from one of our favourite authors, David Walliams. A brave young boy Jack is left to fight his Grandad’s corner alone when his parents abandon him to the local retirement home Twilight Towers, a … Continue reading

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Montmorency by Eleanor Updale – new series to the library

I’m just about to finish the second of this series of books new to the library and I am really enjoying the series. This is how the author describes the first book, Montmorency: Montmorency is set between 1875 and 1880. … Continue reading

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65-Storey Treehouse – latest book in the series waiting for someone to borrow!

Here is the new book in the Treehouse series by And Griffiths and Terry Denton. They have added some new storeys, of course, and when they get into trouble with a certain building inspector, they embark on a fabulous time … Continue reading

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