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St Michael's Woolmer GreenVA C of E School

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Book Corner

The Boy the Mole the Fox and the Horse

This is a beautiful book by Charlie Mackesy. It is for times when you need a touch of hope and reassurance, such as now, and means something different to each person who reads it. Click on the link to listen to the book read aloud on YouTube.

 

I Can be Sporty

A lovely book all about famous athletes past and present.  Some fun activities to do too.

 

The Book of Hopes

Award-winning children’s author, Katherine Rundell, has launched The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown, which is hosted exclusively on Family Zone. It is a collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures, with contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon, Jacqueline Wilson – and Katherine herself.

 

The Book of Hopes aims to comfort, inspire and encourage children during lockdown through delight, new ideas, ridiculous jokes and heroic tales. There are true accounts of cats and hares and plastic-devouring caterpillars; there are doodles and flowers; revolting poems and beautiful poems; and there are stories of space travel and new shoes and dragons.

Bloomsbury intends to publish a gift book based on the project to be published in the Autumn in support of NHS Charities Together.

 

Born to Run

Mrs Woods is reading the book Born to Run by Michael Morpurgo. Please click on the audio links below, sit back, relax and enjoy the story as it unfolds.

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Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life – and from owner to owner… until one day Best Mate is kidnapped by a greyhound trainer, and begins a new life as a champion race dog.

Born to Run - chapter 1.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 2.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 3.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 4.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 5.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 6.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 7.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 8.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 9.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 10.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 11.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 12.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 13.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 14.mp3

Born to Run - chapter 15.mp3

The End.mp3

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