Friday, 11 October 2013

KPE Episode 470: George's Marvellous Medicine

Wyatt and Calvin are both year 7 students in room 15 and Wyatt has recently read a fabulous novel called "George's Marvellous Medicine" by Roald Dahl, Calvin decided to interview Wyatt to find out more.



George's Marvellous Medicine is yet another amazing and quirky novel by Roald Dahl.
George lives in a farm with his two parents and grandmother who he very much despises. One day George becomes so fed up with her attitude towards him that he comes up with a plan to cure her bad attitude and put a stop to it. George finds and collects all the harmful products he can find around the house a few animal pill and mixes it together.
After feeding his grandma this Marvellous Medicine something spectacular happens to grandma,
What might that be ??

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Tuesday, 8 October 2013

KPE Episode 469: The Midnight Feast

Anamei is a year 7 student in room 19 who has interviewed her fellow classmate Te Rina  about the book " The Midnight Feast by Elizabeth Pulford


Tilly and Rosie are best friends and it is Tilly's birthday. To celebrate they are going to have a midnight feast just the two of them in a cellar. But when Rosie comes to pick Tilly up there is another girl in the car called Margaret, Tilly starts to wonder where Margaret will sleep and if the Midnight Feast will still happen because it was only for the 2 of them.
Why did Margaret have to come ? Will the Midnight Feast still happen ?

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Monday, 7 October 2013

KPE Episode 468: Rocky

Darius is a year 8 student who has recently interviewed his class mate Shayne who is a year 7 student in room 19 about the novel Rocky by Janeen Brian




When Jaimie's family goes away, he stays with his Aunty Betty. Jaimie decides to venture out and go check out the beach not too far from the house. He then finds a kitten wedged between two rocks. Funnily enough the kitten he found look identical to the one in the picture in his room where he was staying.  





How could this be... Listen and find out more from Shayne and Darius and their awesome podcast.


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Friday, 4 October 2013

KPE Episode 467: Nasty Stinky Sneakers

Hossanah is a year 8 student in room 15 who has read a novel called 'Nasty Stinky Sneakers' written by Eve Bunting. Dante has interviewed Hossanah to find out more.



A young boy named Colin has decided to enter a competition that will win him 3 new pairs of sneakers. One for himself, another pair for his younger sister, and the other pair for his best mate.
The way to win these sneakers is to have the nastiest stinkiest sneakers than everybody else.
Just as Colin is getting them to their stinkiest they go missing....





Listen in on this fabulous podcast for more insight on this novel



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Thursday, 3 October 2013

KPE Episode 466: The Goat Hunt

Henry is a year 8 student in room 18 who has recently read The Goat Hunt by New Zealand author Daniel Ngerengere. Classmate Andrea has interviewed Henry to find out more about this interesting book.


Four young Maori boys have set out to catch goats alive and sell them to a farmer as his flock. It sounds like an easy job, and one of the boys Daniel thinks that it will be good some quick easy cash...but turns out it is not as straight forward as they had anticipated.

Take a listen to this awesome podcast!!!

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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

KPE Episode 465: "Capped"

Dante is a year 8 student in Room 15 who has recently read a novel called "Capped" written by Rowena Cory Lindquist. Dante's classmate Hossanah has interviewed her to find out more about this latest podcast.


"Jonathan has a problem, he has been asked to be school captain. Normally this  would be a great privilege but if he chooses to accept this would mean that both his parents would come to the presentation but they are separated and fight whenever they are together"

This sounds like a very interesting and relatable novel,
that Dante and Hossanah have done a fabulous job with.

Take a listen to this awesome podcast.



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