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David Tennant is The Highway Rat

David Tennant is lending his voice to a new BBC animation which will be broadcast this Christmas. 114 more words


Stick Man

“Stick Man, I’m Stick Man, I’m Stick Man, that’s me.”

Most likely most people who have or know young children will be familiar with the heart-warming and witty work of Julia Donaldson and her illustrator Alex Scheffler (The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom) 425 more words

The Lowry

Room on the Broom (with more apologies to Julia Donaldson)

Þe wycche hadde a catte

Ond much Michel hatte

Ond lockes hor þat honge lyke a matte.

Þe wycche smilut whan catte grucchen.

On brom, in wyndes blast, þei went flitteren. 306 more words

The Gruffalo (with apologies to Julia Donaldson)

Ane mous gan walkeande þurgh wildforest grene

Til þe gode mous a fox him sene.

“Wherso goeth þe, litel mous broune?

Com eten at bord wyth me, in min hame.” 302 more words

Lesson 2

Today, we kicked off our lesson with a 10 minute free writing exercise: What is your favourite sweet treat and why? We then read the start of our class reading book  216 more words


The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Satisfy your wander-lust in verse

This is probably my favourite of Julia Donaldson’s, mainly as I travel *way* less than I’d like to so indulge my wander-lust vicariously. 244 more words

Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by David Roberts

Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur’s egg ends up in the wrong nest, confusion is sure to ensue!

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