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School Feedback – Pete the Cheeky Parakeet

We had some lovely feedback from Oundle Primary School after they were kind enough to review Pete the Cheeky Parakeet for us. Here’s what they thought:

This book was read to a class of year 1 primary school pupils.

Star rating:-    5 stars
Editing:        9/10
Writing style:  8/10
Content:      10/10
Cover:         10/10

Of the 25 readers:-

20   would read another book by this author
21   thought the cover was good or excellent
24  felt it was easy to follow
22  would recommend this story to another reader
15   felt the author’s strongest skill was ‘rhyming’
20  felt the pacing was good or excellent
21   thought the author understood the readership and what they wanted

The teacher’s review:- 

“The children really enjoyed the story and thought it had a good moral meaning (being friends with everyone)…”

Some children’s comments:-

“I liked the way it was put together.”
“ I really liked the rhyming.”
“I liked the drawings.”

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Eleanor Hurl the Peculiar Girl – Review

Many thanks to Gemma’s Book Nook for this fabulous review of Eleanor Hurl the Peculiar Girl. Here’s an excerpt from Gemma’s post:

“As I’ve said in previous reviews of children’s books I enjoy picture books that rhyme as they help to engage children and to support their understanding of rhythm, as well as being fun to read. This one had a lovely flow to it and was very easy to read, I didn’t find myself stumbling over any of the rhymes at all. I also enjoy books with a message and this one had just that too. This would be a lovely book to use with children to tackle the topic of bullying and understanding how all children can be different and unique in their own way.”

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Pete the Cheeky Parakeet – Review

Thank you to Gemma’s Book Nook for this lovely review of Pete the Cheeky Parakeet by Cheryl Lee-White. Gemma said:

“This is a delightful children’s book with bright colourful illustrations… I thought this was a really fun book with an important message. It’s one I’ll be added to my repertoire of books that I use within my teaching.”