This week, we are participating in a story festival week with other schools and will be celebrating our love for reading by sharing our favourite stories. In literacy, we wrote our own blurb for books that we enjoyed reading. The challenge was to create a short summary of the story that would grab the reader’s attention and make them want to read the book. Read the examples below to decide which one you are the most persuaded by.
The cat must learn to fight. Varjac Paw is a Mesopotamian blue kitten who is never allowed to leave the family home. One day, fierce black cats come to the home and fight which forces Grandpa Paw to break his own rules. As a result of this, Varjac leaves the family home but he must know the seven skills of Jalal to survive…..
Greg Heffely is on the road to fame but when his mum tells his to explore his creative side and put down his controller his foolish friend Rowley ruins it! To add to his troubles, he encounters a group of teenagers who decide to torment him during Halloween. Lost and scared, Greg desperately to get away and comes up with an idea. Could he get his mom off his back by making a movie and becoming rich and famous?
Alfie was a normal, little boy with a cat. No shouting, no sadness and no anger. His life takes an unexpected twist when a young girl called Grace comes to live with him and his grandmother. This results in Penguin spending more and more time with Grace and Alfie fears he may have lost his best friend! Anxious and upset, Alfie lays awake at night wondering who Penguin will choose…