Tuesday, 15 December 2009

KPE Episode 248: "Copper Top"

"Copper Top" by Coral Atkinson

Recently we were very priviledged to receive a complementary copy of the newly released children's book, "Copper Top" from the author. Coral Atkinson lives in Canterbury, in the South Island of New Zealand.
" Copper Top follows the fortunes of feisty young Irish heroine Aisling Lynch, and is set in the West Coast goldfields of the 1860s. The book is ideal for readers aged 9 to 13."
Toreka and Selena both read this book and after declaring it a great read, wrote and recorded this podcast about the book.
Have a listen and leave them some feedback....


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Monday, 14 December 2009

KPE Episode 247: "Oh, Hogwash Sweet Pea!"

"Oh, Hogwash, Sweet Pea!" was written by Ngareta Gabel and is published in Maori and English.
Jarna and Sylvia from Room 15 discuss this book in their latest podcast for KPE.
"It's Monday and Sweet Pea's lost her shoes again. Who's got them now? Find out in this imaginative book - it's a lot of fun!
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If you have ever lost your shoes, we think you will love it too...


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Friday, 11 December 2009

KPE Episode 246: "Captain Felonius"

Matthew and Lepa have read "Captain Felonius" by Joy Cowley. This book is such a favourite of kiwi kids that we think EVERYONE has read it. You probably have listened to one of our previous podcasts about "Happy Birthday Mrs Felonius" too.
Listen to their latest podcast and see if they have covered all your favourite parts of the story. And let them know what you think about the very interesting morals they concluded with.


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Thursday, 10 December 2009

KPE Episode 245: "Endless Wave"

"Endless Wave" by John O'Brien is reviewed by Selena and Mubasshira in this podcast.
They present an entertaining discussion about a book that is set in the time of the dinosaurs, but also includes a robot! It seems that the surfing hero gets ca
ught inside a wave and lands way back in time. And who better to go to his rescue than his friend and surfing buddy. Have a listen and tell the girls what you think.
*Breaking News* These girls won the Podcasters of the Year Award at the Pt England School prizegiving on December 10th. We hope you are enjoying your new iPods girls :)

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Monday, 7 December 2009