Year 6 children are taking part in Cumbria's
Spellbinding Reading Challenge!
in its 10th year, Spellbinding is Cumbria's annual book
award aimed which runs during the Spring term.
award aims to create enthusiasm and excitement about
books, encourage reading for pleasure and widen pupils
There is a short list of 10 titles from a range of
brilliant authors that we know our pupils at Derwent
Vale will love, but may not have come across before:
The Great Chocoplot by Chris Callahan
Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard
The Accidental Secret Agent by Tom
Julius Zebra. Rumble with the Romans by
The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Frank
Electrigirl by Jo Cotterill
Through the Mirror Door by Sarah Baker
The Wilderness War by Julia Green
The Halloweeds by Veronica Cossateli
Uncle Gobb by Michael Rosen
Our Year 6 pupils will read as many books from the
shortlist as possible and then vote for their favourite.
winning book is announced after the Easter holidays.
child receives a passport with a sticker to collect
every time they have read a book.
There is also a website where our pupils can post
reviews, engage in online discussions and download