Entries by bonny

May 2014 – A First Book of Nature

From beach combing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book – part poetry, part scrapbook of recipes, facts and fragments – and a glorious reminder that the natural world is on our doorstep waiting to be discovered. Mark Hearld’s pictures […]

April 2014 – Dirty Bertie

Meet Dirty Bertie – a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He’s full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas, and if it’s trouble you’re after, look no further – Bertie’s sure to be up to his neck in it. Join Bertie as he tries to get out of a pink party, fails to be […]

March 2014 – Meet the Parents

You may think your parents just boss you around and tell you what to do. And there’s no getting away from it – they do have to do quite a lot of that! But there’s so much more to them – did you realise they are also tent poles for dens that are wonky, dustbins […]

February 2014 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Hard Luck.

The Wimpy Kid is back!! Greg Heffley’s on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll […]

January 2014 – The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo is a children’s book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, that tells the story of a mouse taking a walk in the woods. Read this book with your children and walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face […]

November 2013 – Michael Morpurgo Month

Michael Morpurgo Month 2013 sees a month-long celebration of Michael Morpurgo’s wonderful stories, marking his 70th birthday this year. At Bonnygate we will be celebrating this during assemblies and in class. Members of staff will be sharing parts from their favourite Michael Morpurgo stories during assemblies throughout November. Within class children will have to opportunity to […]

September 2013 – Mr Stink

Mr Stink is a book published in 2009 and written by David Walliams and illustrated by Quentin Blake. The book has been adapted as a stage musical and has been made into a television film by the BBC The Blub says… Chloe is just about the loneliest girl in the world. But then she meets […]