Thursday, 30 March 2017

Swapna Haddow & Sheena Dempsey school visits

On Tuesday, Swapna Haddow and Sheena Dempsey author and illustrator of Dave Pigeon visited St Bartholomew's and Cranleigh Primary School.
St Batholomew's did some wonderful artwork
2 members of staff at Cranleigh Primary knitted their very own Dave Pigeon

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Simon Cherry and Francis Blake come to Surrey

Yesterday, author, Simon Cherry and illustrator, Francis Blake visited Walton Oak School and Ongar Place Primary. Their wonderful book, Eddie Stone and the Epic Holiday Mash-Up proved a hit!

At Ongar Place, Francis was commissioned to draw a two headed, one armed alien!

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Reigate Chatterbooks read The Boy and the Globe

We read the Boy and the Globe and we made our own Globe Theatres from the link in the back of the book. The group enjoyed the activity especially as the theatre becomes a hat!

Egham Library Chatterbooks Reviews 'The Bolds to the Rescue' by Julian Clary

Egham Library Chatterbooks will be reading the five books nominated for the Children's book Awards 2017. At the Chatterbooks meeting on 28th February, the Chatterbooks members had a lively discussion about 'The Bolds to the Rescue' by Julian Clary.

Chatterbooks members said: "It is better than the first 'Bolds' book... it's funny... it has interesting characters... more clever than humans... great problem solvers...  and a good moral to it too." The book received:

5 stars

Here are Egham Library Chatterbooks' reviews: