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North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The chimpanzees of happy town
Author:Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Charlotte
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
People who like happy endings and chimpanzees.

Summary/ content

A chimpanzee called chutney went to drabsville and planted a seed but when it started to grow the Mayor shouted down and said No, No, No. Chutney was thrown into prison, but a girl and boy who lived next door kept his plant alive. Chutney had strength to get out of prison, became the new Mayor and changed the towns name to Happytown



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The House With Chicken Legs
Author: Sophie Anderson
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Zarah
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to people who like an adventure.

Summary/ content

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves without warning.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Dog man- Brawl of the Wild
Author: Dav Pilkey
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Isaac
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend it to people who like action, comedy and mystery.

Summary/ content

Dogman is raising a kitten and Dogman helps the kitten through his troubles as he grows up. Petey, the kittenb



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Worlds Worst Children
Author: David Walliams
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by George P
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
Children that like to laugh out loud when reading stories

Summary/ content

Lots of different stories about the most disgusting and naughty children in the world made into one big book.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The secret seven
Author: Enid Blyton
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Charlotte
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend it to people who like adventure stories and mystery.

Summary/ content

Two thieves go to an old house and lock something in the basement, which makes loud clattering noises.
The secret seven are trying to find out what is locked in the basement.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Dairy of a wimpy kid old school
Author: Jeff Kinney
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by William H
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
Everyone

Summary/ content

They go to a camp and it has no working toilets and old food



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.

Summary/ content

Snug is a cat owned by a girl called Lisa.
Snug goes missing and Lisa is very sad and worried and wonders if he will ever come home.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Clockwork
Author: Philip Pullman
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Mrs Mason

Summary/ content

This is a great read - not too long but full of spine-tingling mystery which will keep you guessing right to the very end. Set in the small town of Glockenheim, apprentice clock-maker Karl must craft a new figure for the great clock in town - but he is exceedingly short on inspiration. When a mysterious little clockwork character appears from nowhere, Karl seems to have found the answer to his prayers. In fact he is in for a terrible shock!


North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Parent Agency
Author: David Baddiel
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Thomas
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
Boys and girls around age 6 to 9 because itb



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