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North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Hundred-Mile An-Hour Dog
Author: Jeremy Strong
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by JI
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I think you should read this book if you like books with fast dogs and crazy ideas!





North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Slime
Author: David Walliams
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
YES! I really enjoyed this book. I thought this book was funny and full of adventure. I am really lucky I don't go to Mulch School for Revolting Children and I am lucky to have Mrs Day as my teacher.





North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Return of the hundred mile an hour dog
Author: Jeremy Strong
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Elliot F
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book for people who like fast dogs and foolish policemen. I would actually give the rating 1000 stars .





North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Boy, the mole, the fox and the Horse
Author: Charlie Mackesy
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by PC
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to anybody who likes stories of friendship and animals. there are four characters, the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse. My favourite was the horse. One of the really good things about this book is the amazing drawings. I would give this book 10 stars if I could.




North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Hodgeheg
Author: Dick King-Smith
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by AD
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
This is a story about a family of hedgehogs who want to learn how to cross the road safely. After trying various methods which also resulted in Max the main character getting hit by a bicycle and hitting his head, he finally learns to cross the road safely with the help of a lollipop lady.




North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Safari Pug
Author: Laura James
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Erin K
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I recommend this book for people who like dogs and other animals like penguins and lions. A pug and a girl called Lady Miranda have a bad dream about a lion in their room.So in the morning they go to the Safari Park and when they got to the ticket lady they found out they couldn't go to the lion enclosure so lady Miranda chose to go to the penguin enclosure and they were very lucky because it was the penguins lunch time and they get to see them being fed.




North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Charlotte's Web
Author: E. B. White
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by I
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
This book is about a little girl called Fern, a pig called Wilbur and a spider called Charlotte. It has lots of funny animals in the story. My favourite was the goose. I recommend this book to people who like funny stories and books about friendship and caring about eachother.




North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The day I was erased
Author: Lisa Thompson
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by T
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
This book is recommended for people who like funny stories.It is outstandingly funny and is about a boy who everything he did got undone and goes back to how it used to be.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: FIng
Author: David Walliams
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to people who like to read about adventures. My favourite character is Mr Meek because he was brave and never wanted to go into the deepest, darkest jungliest jungle but he did - all for the love of his daughter (even though she was really rude). I think Myrtle is rude and is not a kind person - she shouldn't be on the planet (that's how rude she is!)



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: George's Marvellous Medicine
Author: Roald Dahl
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by AM
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
All children who like funny stories. This story is about a boy called George who makes medicine for his grandma that makes her change to different sizes and then she disappears. My favourite part was when George was making his medicine and experimented on the animals at the farm.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Iron Man
Author: Ted Hughes
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by LP
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
Anyone would love to read this book. It has lots of twists and turns and adventure after adventure - it even has some mysterious science-fiction parts.
I really enjoyed reading this because the characters were very exciting and the description of them helped me to imagine what they were really like.
My sister and I built our own Iron Man in the garden from junk modelling.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Rabbit's bad habits
Author: Julian Gough and Jim Field
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Erin K
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I really enjoyed this book because it's about making friends. I recommend this book for people who like animals. it's a good story because first in the story they're not friends but at the end they are friends because bear helps rabbit by saving him from the fox.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Isadora Moon goes on holiday
Author: Harriet Muncaster
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to anyone who likes Vampire-Fairies. I enjoyed this book because Isadora met her mermaid friend and they cleaned up the beach as it was polluted.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Ice-Monster
Author: David Walliams
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by LP
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I really enjoyed the characters in this story especially the woolly mammoth and Elsie... what an adventure they both went on!
The book is about Elsie who is an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, and she hears all about the mysterious Ice Monster - a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole - she's determined to discover more! By chance they both meet and it brings Elsie face to face with the creature, and sparks the adventure of a lifetime - from London to the heart of the Arctic!
Anyone who likes a fun adventure story will really like this book - I couldn't put it down.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The 26-Storey Treehouse
Author: Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by LP
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:

This is the second book in the series - I have also read The 13-Storey Treehouse book too - which was really good.

I liked this book because the characters in the story go on lots of crazy and funny adventures.

Anyone who likes a funny book with lots of laughter in it would really enjoy this book.





North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Mummy Fairy and Me - Unicorn Wishes
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I enjoyed this book because Ella got to learn how to do ballet, and she had an imagination spell and brought a unicorn to life! I wish I could have a pet Unicorn.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Mummy Fairy and Me - Fairy-in-Waiting
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I enjoyed this book as Ella had more adventures with her Mummy. There were 4 stories in this book and I loved the party one the best because she got to dress up and fly in the sky, and have a magician to the party.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Mummy Fairy and Me
Author: Sophie Kinsella
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I really enjoyed this book - Ella has fun with her mummy and really wants to be a fairy!



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Highland Falcon Thief
Author: M Leonard & Sam Sedgman
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I LOVED this book as it was full of adventure and fun. Hal and Lenny have a really lovely friendship and great time solving the mystery of the thief. I wish I could give it 10 stars!



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Hodgeheg
Author: Dick King-Smith
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Isabel T
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I'd recommend this book to people who love funny stories. It made me really eager to read more.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Pippi Longstocking
Author: Astrid Lindgren
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by C
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I really enjoyed this book as Pippi is always on an adventure and she is full of imagination.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Snug
Author: Michael Morpugo
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Emma J
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to people who like reading books about animals. It also has lots of fun pictures.



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