Pear Tree Book Of The Week

Book Recommendations of the Week 

Each week Mrs Boughey will be posting a Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 book recommendation on the school website. She will endeavour to keep you up to date with new books published along with reminding us of some old favourites. 

In Key Stage 1 this will take the form of a picture book to share and enjoy with your child.

This week's recommended books are:


KS1 Recommended Book of the Week 9th October

There's a Snake in My School

by David Walliams


From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this ssssspectacularly funny picture book for children of 3 and up.

Hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included!

Miranda loves to be different, and on Bring-your-pet-to-school Day she introduces everyone to her very DIFFERENT pet…

Penelope the snake.

Miss Bloat the headmistress doesn’t think snakes should be allowed in school. But Penelope has other ideas…

Introducing a spectacularly slithery new picture book packed with mischief and mayhem from two superstars!


KS2 Recommended Book of the Week 9th October

The London Eye Mystery

by Siobhan Dowd

11.32am. Ted and his sister Kat watch their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye. The pod rises from the ground, high above the city.

12.02am. The pod lands and the doors open. Everyone exits - everyone but Salim.

Has he spontaneously combusted? (Ted's theory.)
Has he been kidnapped? (Aunt Gloria's theory.)
Is he even still alive? (The family's unspoken fear.)

Even the police are baffled - so it's up to Ted, whose brain runs on its own unique operating system, to solve this mystery and find Salim. Teaming up with Kat, Ted follows a trail of clues across London - while time ticks dangerously by...

Suitable for UKS2


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