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Great Books to Read Aloud to Key Stage 2

A selection of novels with short chapters and snappy storylines, suitable for Key Stage 2 children, that will leave listeners looking forward to storytime.

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Journey to the River Sea

Journey to the River Sea

Author: Eva Ibbotson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2016

An Amazon adventure set in the wilderness of Brazil, Journey to the River Sea is filled with mystery and memorable characters. It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at thirteen, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has secret reasons of her own for making the journey. Both soon discover an exotic world bursting with new experiences in Journey to the River Sea, Eva Ibbotson's highly colourful, joyous adventure. This 15th anniversary edition includes a forward by Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe. Winner of the Smarties Gold Medal. Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award.

Saving Winslow

Saving Winslow

Author: Sharon Creech Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2020

The Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week The Times Children's Book of the Week 'It's ee-awesome' The Times 'Captivating' The Sunday Times __________________________________ Louie doesn't have the best luck when it comes to nurturing small animals - not even lightning bugs, worms or goldfish. So when his father brings home a sickly newborn little donkey, he's determined to save him. Taking care of him helps Louie feel closer to brother Gus, who has just left home. Everyone worries that Winslow won't survive, especially Louie's quirky new friend, Nora. But as his bond with Winslow grows, surprising events prove that this fragile donkey - and Louie - are stronger than anyone could have imagined.

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