Year 2 Book Reviews

Title: The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

Author: Jill Tomlinson 

Fiction or Non Fiction: Fiction

Rating: 4/5 stars

What is the book about?

The main character is Plop (the barn owl). Plop is unlike other owls...Plop is afraid of the dark. He wants to be a day bird because he hasn't yet realised that the dark is interesting. The other characters gradually teach Plop that the dark is interesting just the same as light and encourage him to explore in the dark. Nina

What ages and interests is this book suitable for and why?

Between 4 and 9 becasue they will understand the word and won't be afraid of the dark anymore. Abdullah

This book is suitable for children age 4 to 8, especially those who like night animals. It is a nice little story for this age group. Isla

I wouldn't recommend this book because I thought it was a bit repetitive. Euan

Who would you recommend the book to? Why?

I would recommend it to a library because it is an animal book that I think most people like. Isla

I would reommend the book to people who are too scared to try and always say no to new things because it'll give them a lesson. Mahad


Title: Charlotte's Web

Author: E B White

Fiction or Non Fiction: Fiction

Rating: 4/5 stars

What is the book about?

This book is about a spider named Charlotte who saves a pig called Wilbur. She writes words in her web like Terrific to make Wilbur look special. In the end they save Wilbur but Charlotte dies which made me very sad. Isla

What ages and interests is this book suitable for? Why?

Ages 6+ because 5 and under will either not understand it or they might be scared. Nina

This book is suitable for children age 4-8 who like animals because it is about farm animals. Isla

Who would you recommend the book to? Why?

To people who like animals and people who are scared of spiders! Abdullah

 


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