As we all know, reading is an essential life skill that helps in many areas of learning as well as our day-to-day lives. With that in mind, it is crucial with children to cultivate a love of reading from an early age and explore lots of stories and tales.
At reading club, children are able to focus on a story and explore the many themes and subjects within it. They focus on a particular story, which they can then study through art, word and reading activities.
Below are some of the stories the children have been reading so far!
The 13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths
Who wouldn't want to live in a treehouse? Especially a 13-storey treehouse that has a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a tank full of sharks, a library full of comics, a secret underground laboratory, a games room, self-making beds, vines you can swing on, a vegetable vaporiser and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots your favourite flavoured marshmallows into your mouth whenever it discerns you're hungry.
Two new characters - Andy and Terry - live here, make books together, and have a series of completely nutty adventures. Because: ANYTHING can happen in a 13-storey treehouse.
Billionaire Boy by David Walliams
Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact.
You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land.
Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there's just on thing he really needs: a friend...