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Week 6 Schoolreaders Storytime

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Tiddler’ by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

The smallest fish can tell the tallest tales ... "Sorry I'm late, Miss. I set off really early but on the way to school I was captured by a squid. I wriggled and I struggled till a turtle came and rescued me." "Oh, no, he didn't." "OH, YES, HE DID." Tiddler is a little fish with a BIG imagination! What ever will he come up with next? Optional activity

Reading Age 6+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Hubert Horatio – A Very Fishy Tale’ by Lauren Child Part 1

'Hubert Horatio - A Very Fishy Tale' Part 2
Told in two parts: Hubert Horatio is quite possibly the most responsible and clever child you will ever meet.  This is the very fishy tale of how an ordinary day became the death-defying rescue of Hubert Horatio. And who did the rescuing? Why Hubert, of course… 

Reading Age 7+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘The Last Noo Noo’ by Jill Murphy

A brilliantly funny book about a monster attached to his dummy!  Marlon's granny thinks that he's much too old for a dummy. "It's a noo-noo," Marlon informs her. And he has no intention of giving it up. Not even when his mum throws it in the bin. Not even when the other monsters call him a big baby. Nothing and no one can make Marlon give up his noo-noo until Marlon decides that the time is right... Optional activity
Reading Age 6+

Week 5 Schoolreaders Storytime

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ by Julia Donaldson
Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are two crafty robbers with a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow.

Reading Age 6+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Spells’ by Emily Gravett
A hopeful little frog tries to turn himself into a handsome prince by piecing together the torn pages of a spell book. Optional activity

Reading Age 5+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Peace at Last’ by Jill Murphy

The hour was late and Mr Bear was tired. But he could not sleep - however he tried and wherever he tried. Snore, snore went Mrs Bear. Optional activity

Reading Age 6+

Week 4 Schoolreaders Storytime

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Aaaarrgghh Spider! by Lydia Monks
Spider wants to be a family pet. But the family whose house he lives in are terrified of him. Optional activity

Reading Age 5+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Cyril and Pat’ by Emily Gravett
Cyril is the only squirrel in Lake Park, and he's very lonely. Until one day he meets Pat – Pat the big, grey . . . other squirrel. Optional activity

Reading Age 7+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘The Highway Rat’ by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Life is not safe for the other animals, as the villainous Highway Rat gallops along the highway, stealing their food. Optional activity

Reading Age 6+

Week 3 Schoolreaders Storytime

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Winston the Book Wolf’ by Marni McGee

Winston the book wolf likes books - he likes to eat them. But then a girl named Rosie teaches Winston an important lesson. Optional activity
Reading Age 7+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘The Legend of the Kea ’ by Philip Temple

Krikta the kea and his friends are always playing practical jokes on the other birds. But one day, some of the birds become greedy and want the forest for themselves.

Reading Age 10+

‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ by Michael Rosen

Walker Books have kindly sent us a special link to this story being read by Michael Rosen himself.

For brave hunters and bear-lovers! 
Reading Age 6+

Week 2 Schoolreaders Storytime

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Baby Brains’ by Simon James
Meet the extraordinary Baby Brains. He reads the paper, mends the car and works as a doctor at the hospital. Optional activity
Reading Age 5+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Into the Forest’ by Anthony Browne 

The boy chooses to take the path into the forest, where he meets a variety of fairy tale characters! Optional activity

Reading age 8+

Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘Bringing Down the Moon’ by Jonathan Emmett

Meet the little mole who thinks a lot and join him on his quest to bring down the moon. Optional activity
Reading age 3+

Week 1 Schoolreaders Storytime

Schoolreaders Storytime - 'The Ravenous Beast' by Niamh Sharkey

The ravenous beast is hungry; he’s hungry, hungry, hungry. But is he the hungriest animal of all? Optional activity

Reading age: 5+

Schoolreaders Storytime - 'One is a snail, ten is a crab' by April Pulley Sayre

If one is a snail and two is a person, we must be counting by feet! Optional activity

Reading age: 3+

Schoolreaders Storytime - 'This is Our House' by Michael Rosen

A book about the power of sharing. George says the cardboard house is his and no one else can share it. Optional activity

Reading age: 5+