An­i­mals fea­ture heav­ily in top reads

Young stu­dents share their favourite reads and why as schools en­joy the colour and fun of an­nual Book Week cel­e­bra­tions

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -


My favourite book is Sil­ver Brumby be­cause it's about horses and I live on a farm and love horses.

Zain Kyle

The Ghost and The Sausage is funny, when the boy eats a sausage and then the ghost comes.

Brook Hut­son

Gus Goes to School is such a cool book. I have read it so many times. I like the way Gus makes so many new friends at school.

Kim­ber­ley We­ston

I'm a Dirty Di­nosaur is my favourite be­cause the di­nosaur is dirty and it plays in the mud.

Amy We­ston

Banjo and Ruby Red. At the end of the book it's re­ally cute be­cause the dog and chicken sleep to­gether and make friends.

Yas­min Si­ra­gu­sano

Pony Pal. It's about horses and I think horses are re­ally pretty.

Saxon Allen

Wolves of Be­yond. It's about a wolf left on a bit of ice and he gets a griz­zly bear fos­ter mum. It's funny.

Liam Op­per­mann

Fenc­ing with Fear is from my favourite au­thor Kathryn Apel. It is about fenc­ing on the farm.

Is­abella Thorn­ton

Song for a Scar­let Runner is about a girl who goes into a dif­fer­ent world. I love an­i­mals and I do like ad­ven­tures.

Lucy Griggs

I'm a Dirty Di­nosaur. First he has a dirty snout. He jumps in a pud­dle at the end.

Alexan­dra Gwin

Song for a Scar­let Runner is my favourite book. I re­ally like ad­ven­tures, and kind of scary stuff and en­ter­tain­ment.

Tane Sta­ples

I like Drag Rac­ing be­cause the cars go re­ally fast and they are long with big wheels at the back.

Olivia Evans

I'm a Dirty Di­nosaur. First he has a dirty snout, then he gets very dirty and does ac­tions like stamp­ing to get clean. He jumps in a pud­dle at the end.

Jes­sica O'Brien

Dressed as King Pig, the char­ac­ter from a favourite book.

Melita Palmer

Banjo and Ruby Red is a favourite be­cause I like the dog (Banjo).

Josef Ko­vacs

I like Odd and the Frost Gi­ants be­cause it has myth­i­cal crea­tures in it and it’s set in Vik­ing times.

Jack Sal­is­bury

Sharks and Rays is my favourite book be­cause I like to learn about crit­ters from the deep. I have always been in­ter­ested in sharks.

Matthew Wil­liams

Skull­dug­gery Pleas­ant Dark Days. It's about a skele­ton who can use magic and stops a per­son with a bomb at a grand fi­nal. I like the de­scrip­tion.

Re­bekah Cole­man

My favourite book is Can­ter­wood Crest, it's about horses and I re­ally love horses.

Erin Opper


Stuck in the Mud has a cow in there. It gets stuck in the mud when it goes for a drink and the girl has to get help.

Madi­son Gwin

Vi­o­let Mack­erel's Pos­si­ble Friend is a re­ally in­ter­est­ing read. I like how she does stuff a lot; she's ac­tive.

Rosie Halt

Dressed as a char­ac­ter from Song of the Scar­let Runner.

Gabrielle Leahy

My Sis­ter the Vam­pire is about sisters who are twins.

Chelsey Larner

Bully on the Bus is about bul­lies – and it is not nice to be bul­lied. It also has funny writ­ing and funny words.

Lach­lan McDuff

Con­spir­acy 365 Jan­uary. It's about a boy with a weird life who has 365 days to live.

Grace Messer

Any Roald Dahl book is a favourite. I'm read­ing The Witches now.

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