Archive for the ‘Fantasy’ Category

I’m sure you’re already one of the one and a half million people out there who’ve seen the video of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore, but on the chance that you’re not, please take just fifteen minutes and be captured by its magic.

With an app now available, an endless amount of pleasure is to be gained by slipping into this world of fantasy.

Sit back, relax and enjoy!

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Set in Shyness, a town where the son never rises, a girl meets up with boy who calls himslef Wolfboy at a hotel: The Diabetic Hotel.  Telling him her name is Wildgirl, she dares him to guide her around the town through the endless night.  Mugged by sugar-crazed Kidds, some odd looking creatures, Wolfboy and Wildgirl explore a new world together.  What happens that night is enough to change your life forever!

Rating: ***
Theme Fiction:
Suitable: Year 7-10

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A captivating story of a young boy’s friendship with a strange winged creature, an angelic girl who lives next door and his family’s struggle to come to terms with their extremely ill baby.  Written by David Almond, this story is full of hope, compassion and warmth.  A great, quick read.



Rating: *****
Theme Ficiton:
Suitable: Year 7-9

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