Burnley Youth Theatre with Penwortham Primary (link school)
Fantastic Book Awards
Year 5 & 6 take part in the annual Fantastic Book Awards, this year; 2021, Yealand is in category C and are reading the following books:
Wonderscape, written by Jennifer Bell.
THE GAME IS ON. TRAVEL WITH WONDER.
When Arthur, Ren and Cecily investigate a mysterious explosion on their way to school, they find themselves trapped aboard The Principia – a scientific research ship, captained by one Isaac Newton. Lost in the year 2473 in the Wonderscape, an epic in-reality adventure game, they must call on the help of some unlikely historical heroes, to play their way home.
Blue Wing is desperate to become a shark caller, but instead she must befriend infuriating newcomer Maple, who arrives unexpectedly on Blue Wing’s island. When the tide breathes the promise of treasure, they must journey together to the bottom of the ocean to brave the deadliest shark of them all…
Vi Spy: Licence to Chill, written by Maz Evans.
When life gives you piranhas…swim faster!
Divorce is tough for any kid. But when – like Vi’s parents – your mum is ex-secret service and your dad is a retired bad guy, ’till death do us part’ takes on a whole new meaning. And with her parents’ focus on each other, the real super-villains are having a field day. To save her family – and the world – from evil domination, Vi must turn spy…
When Charlie’s world is turned upside down. Upset and afraid, Charlie flees and makes for the ancient forest on the edge of town. There Charlie finds a boy floating in the stream, injured, but alive. Charlie sets off to fetch help, but it seems the forest has changed. For Charlie has fled into the Stone Age, with no way to help the boy or return to the present day. Or is there?
Theodora Hendrix and the Monstrous League of Monsters, written by Jordan Kopy, illustrated by Chris Jevons.
Orphaned and raised by an…unconventional family, Theodora knows the importance of the rules on the Monstrous League of Monsters Charter. And so far, it’s not been too hard to keep her monstrous home life a secret.
Someone is about to reveal everything, and it’s up to her to save her family – fast!
Stix is a mouse, who hasn’t learned how to be a Pest UNTIL NOW…
He is the size of an egg cup, can jump the width of a dog’s bottom, and LOVES cheese. His grandma taught him to always stay out of trouble. Stix has stumbled across P.E.S.T.S. – the Peewit Educatorium for Seriously Terrible Scoundrels, and along with a whole host of new pesty friends (and enemies), he’s about to rip up Grandma’s rule book and make a REAL pest of himself…