Here are the books we love.
Some about friendship, adventure and magic;
Funny, scary, enchanting,
Sometimes dramatic, suspenseful and tragic.
We want to share them with you,
So you can experience yourselves,
The laughter, the sorrows, the thrills,
Adventures of people, witches or elves.
You will find them in bookshops, online, at home,
In our library or your classroom little nooks.
So don’t be shy, grab one of them,
And let’s spread the love of reading books!
The Year 2 teachers from Garden International School would love to share a few enthralling books that are totally worth putting down your iPad and becoming lost in various storylines.
You will find them in our Primary Library so if we have managed to awaken your interest, you can borrow these books anytime.
Hopefully you will find them as fascinating and engaging as we did.
Remember to check out our Book Recommendations board, situated on the ground floor between Year 1 and Year 2 area, for more suggestions on what to read.
The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy
“A wonderful book about Mildred Hubble, a young witch who always manages to get into trouble despite her good intentions. I love this heart-warming, funny book and must have read it at least twenty times!”-Ms. Madelaine, Year 2 teacher.
The Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
“This book takes you on an exciting adventure of a boy called Flat Stanley. When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. “This is one of my favourite books and I enjoy it just as much as an adult as I did when I was a child. If you read this story, you will love it too!” – Ms. Pang, Year 2 teacher.
The BFG by Roald Dahl
“What can you say about this book?! It has monstrous giants; mesmerising dreams; the Queen herself and, of course, snozzcumbers! A classic Dahl tale of mystery and adventure that I have always loved.” – Mr. Chris, Year 2 teacher.
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
“Oliver Jeffers creates a colourful imaginative story to a crayon-based crisis in this playful book. The children will be laughing and playing with their crayons in a whole new way. Poor Duncan just wants to colour in. But when he opens his box of crayons, he only finds letters, all saying the same thing: The crayons quit! The battle lines have been drawn. Read to find out how your favourite colour behaves. A great book for falling out and getting on. I love this book as this helps children to think of their actions with friends just like the crayons do.” – Mrs. Karishma, Year 2 Teacher.
Mog the Forgetful Cat by Judith Kerr
“A wonderful book about a family and their very forgetful cat Mog. There are many different books in this series and they all follow the same theme of how loveable this cat is, no matter what he gets up to! In this story, Mog gets into all sorts of trouble because of his lack of memory but goes onto helping his family when they are in danger!” – Ms. Katie, Year 2 teacher.
“A wonderful Christmas book in which we follow the Jolly Postman as he delivers all his special Christmas post. I love to find all the little surprises in the envelopes and to look at the festive illustrations!” – Miss Madelaine, Year 2 teacher.