What you're reading ....

Thanks to everyone who left a comment on the Learning@School 08 post! Here we've collected a list of books and series that people mentioned in their comments.

We're keen for more, so go to the original post & share your recommendation: What is your favourite book to share with students? What are your students' favourites at the moment? What book do your own kids just love?

'Lemony Snicket' series
Official Lemony Snicket website

Janet Evanovich's 'Stephanie Plum' series
Janet Evanovich's website

'The 27th Annual African Hippopotamus Race', by Morris Lurie
Latham Primary School's (Australia) teaching activities for this book

'The Giver', by Lois Lowry
Teacher guide to 'the Giver' on the Random House website

'Nicketty-Nacketty, Noo-Noo-Noo', by Joy Cowley
Joy Cowley website

'Frozen Fire', by Tim Bowler
More about the book on Tim Bowler's website

Anything by Anthony Browne or Robert Munsch
Interview with Anthony Browne
Robert Munsch website

Roald Dahl - especially 'The Twits' for younger readers
Roald Dahl website

Judy Blume's books
Judy Blume website

Jody Hayes & her Navigators are reading NZ authors including Jack Lasenby, Margaret Mahy, Patricia Grace, Joy Cowley & Gavin Bishop. Check out the Navigators' blog

Lynley Dodd's 'Hairy Maclary' books
Hairy Maclary series

'Don't let the pigeon drive the bus', by Mo Willems
Mo Willems' website

Robin Kerr's 'World Secret Service' series
Reviewed on the Korero Pt England blog

'The Emperor of Absurdia' by Chris Riddell
Chris Riddell website

'Mr Muggs the library cat', by Dave Gunson
Read about this book on Beattie's Book Blog

'Big Chicken' by Leslie Helakoski
Leslie Helakoski wesbite

21-month-old Rory is loving 'Rumble in the jungle' by Giles Andrae, 'Time for bed' by Mem Fox and 'Green hat, blue hat' by Sandra Boynton.
Sandra Boynton website
Mem Fox website
Giles Andrae - Bloomsbury website

What book got you hooked?

Poeple are still sharing their stories on this earlier post. Check out the recent replies and share your own story if you haven't already!

Image: Pile of books, Prague Library. Photo by callumscott2 on Flickr

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