The new film 'A Boy Called Christmas' is coming to our screens this December! Why not settle down to read the book this is based on over the holidays!
Click here to watch an interview with Matt about A Boy Called Christmas!
Catch up with the lastest in Kevin the Carrot's latest adventure at your local Aldi! This year the story is based on a very famous story written by Charles Dickens called A Christmas Carol. Also, why not get ahead and read Matt Haig's new novel "A Boy Called Christmas" before it hits our screens as there is a new film adaptation coming to Netflix and Sky Cinema!
We know Paul O Grady from the television and his work with Battersea Cats &
Dogs home, but now he has turned his attention to books!
His new children's book is out on the 16th of September and is his first novel! This will be book number 1 of 3! How exciting!
Read an interview with Paul about the book below!
Here are some links to more books being released in September 2021!
Kate has written a wonderful book called 'Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World!'
Watch an interview with her below!
Meet Floella Benjamin! Some of your grown ups might remember her from the television when they were young. She has recently released a book all about her family and their heritage and her own as part of the Windrush generation. It is called 'Coming To England'.
Read an interview with Floella about her book below!
World Book Day 2021 @ Templars - Thursday 4th March
Celebrate with us at home using the below activities on Seesaw!
Follow the link to find out more about this year's £1 books! Remember you can buy one of these books for free using your book token.
Download your token here: https://www.worldbookday.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/booktoken_PrimaryUK.pdf
Some supermarkets require a print out of this
See which books are coming out this month in our monthly top picks!
Author of the month....
He is the author of "The Little Badman" books along with Henry White. Read an interview with him here:
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/news-and-features/features/2019/march/meet-little-badman/. You can watch a masterclass with the two authors here: https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/dont-judge-a-book-by-its-cover/
Author Of The Month....
Laura Dockrill is an award-winning children’s author and illustrator whose books include Angry Cookie, Big Bones, My Mum’s Growing Down and the hugely popular five-book Darcy Burdock series. She has written a brand new play for children.
Author Of The Month....
Francesca Simon- Author of Horrid Henry & Two Terrible Vikings
Use books to explore topics that impact our lives today
International Women's Month is celebrated each year in March which is great because this month contains Mothers' Day too! There is a special day to celebrate equality and women's rights on the 8th March. What will you read to join in and celebrate too? Below of books from our topics in school that have a connection to women. Why not look into famous female scientists, explorers or even the Suffragettes!
We know that love is a powerful and wonderful thing. It is amazing to love and to be loved and this is something all of us at Templars know and celebrate. We are all unique and special. We can be whatever we want to be. We are a community where all are equal and we can all be ourselves.
At Templars everybody is equal and we celebrate our differences every single day. However, October is a special month for many people within our community. Here are some diverse reading recommendations for us all to enjoy.
Lots of free magazines for you to try!
Take a look at the list below and see if any of these magazines interest you.
- Lego Life magazine is delivered to your door free four times a year! Plus, you can download all of their previous magazines. Sign up here: https://www.lego.com/en-gb/life/magazine?CMP=AFC-AffiliateUK-Rpx3aFvr93I-3313241-124738-1&Country=UK&siteId=Rpx3aFvr93I-pxtZibjG_Q54b2ZZuhqo7Q
- Stories magazine introduces children to important news topics. It is free online here: https://issuu.com/storiesmagazinesa/docs/stories_january_2021_online
-The Pathmaker Club has free issues online every month, talking about different topics from Dogs to Dinosaurs to Food Security. Take a look here: https://issuu.com/alya-alyathepathmaker
- The Phoenix Comic has lots of sci-fi comic strips to enjoy here: https://issuu.com/thephoenixcomic
- Whizz Pop Bang is a science magazine. There's a free issue to read here: https://issuu.com/launchpadpublishingltd/docs/whizz_pop_bang_science_magazine_for?e=18498730/59446908