The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

For those of you who don’t know, I’m due to have a baby next month and so I have stopped teaching for the moment to get ready for the new addition to our family! When I decided to start my maternity leave, a friend at work gave me a ‘Mrs Dobney pamper hamper’ filled with goodies, including two books:…

Year 5 Book Review: The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier

Thank you to Year 5 for this book review. I think this story is right up my street – thanks for the recommendation! In class, we were given the task of reading a book and running our own book club.  We agreed how many pages to read for the following week and led the discussions…