Wild About Books Club

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We are so excited about our new club…. Come and share in our passion for books and words!

At the Story Room we are Wild About Books…. and words…! These workshops are bookable as a block of four. Over that period your child will read one book (we supply the books). They will discuss the book, do creative writing tasks based it, and vocabulary and comprehension exercises to help develop their understanding of what they are reading. There may even be the opportunity to dress up and re-enact parts of the story! Each session will lead your child to a deeper appreciation of the story and the characters.
Our first book will be the wonderful and magical The Sword in the Stone but T.H. White.

Saturdays Dates:  12/01, 26/01, 9/02 , 23/02
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Age group: School years 4 and 5
Fee:£130.00 (includes all materials)
Group size:A maximum of 8
Who is running the club: Ben 
Location: Friends House, London N21 1LE

Telling Tales

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Telling Tales – Read it! Make it! Bake it! 

I wanted to share this blog with you… if it was written by an adult then I would have been impressed but it is actually by a child… yes!  a young girl who attended one of our summer workshops….She was very enthusiastic about the site and I can see why … it’s inspiring and wonderful.

On the site there a book reviews, ideas for making crafts and baking inspired by the books the blogger has read and competitions.  Have a look and get creative! You can even share some of your stories on the blog and be in with a chance of winning a prize.

An extract from her ABOUT ME PAGE

As an avid reader, I started this blog to share my love of reading and show others how much fun it can be.

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In this blog, I read children’s books and review them. The most interesting part is making a craft or baking a delicious treat based on the theme within the book. After reading the ‘Secret Cooking Club’ by Lauren Remington I created some delicious cornflake crispies and after reading ‘Quidditch through the ages’ by J.K. Rowling, I created a Quidditch themed treasure box.

 

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DISCOVERING THE WONDERS OF THE SITE … 

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Book Review – Wolves of Willoughby Chase

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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

                          Book review by Rosa aged 7

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase is a book about a girl called Bonnie, her cousin Sylvia and Bonnie’s friend Simon. They go on an adventure to escape the clasp of the supposedly “evil” governess, Miss Slighcarp (also Bonnie’s fourth cousin once removed), with the help of Pattern the maid and James the footman.

This book made me feel sad at times but when I felt sad, as soon as I read the next part, I almost always felt happy again! I enjoyed this book because it was very exciting!

I would recommend this book to generally ages 8/9+. I would also recommend this book to you if you enjoy the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.