Woodbridge Primary School Book Group list

November 2022
October, October
by Katya Balen
A beautiful, thoughtful and inventive read with owls and mudlarking, city and countryside, love and conflict. Brilliant!
October 2020
Potkin and Stubbs
by Sophie Green
The first in a fabulous trilogy, introducing dynamic duo, Lil and Nedly as they seek to root out the sinister shenanigans in Peligan City.
October 2020
Wed Wabbit
by Lissa Evans
October 2020
The 1,000 year old boy
by Roos Welford
October 2020
The Skylarks' War
by Hilary McKay
A beautiful, charming, amusing and poignant story of innocence in gloriously sunny holidays, and the stark realities of life and the tragedies of the First World War.
April 2019
The Umbrella Mouse
by Anna Fargher
A beautifully written animal adventure set in World War II, with tragedy and heroism in equal measure.
July 2018
Buried Crown
by Ally Sherrick
Set in wartime Suffolk, steeped in the myths of the Sutton Hoo finds, this is a story of friendship, courage, superstition and faith.
May 2018
Boy 87
by Ele Fountain
Prompted by news reports of children fleeing war and poverty, this is a powerful story of hope and friendship in terrible, terrifying circumstances.
March 2018
Liar and Spy
by Rebecca Stead
January 2018
The Last Wild
by Piers Torday
Reading just one section of the book at a time for each week's discussion was tough. There was tension, humour and great characterisation in this imagined future of a corrupted world.
April 2017
The Many Worlds of Albie Bright
by Christopher Edge
August 2015
Longbow Girl
by Linda Davies
A thrilling adventure set in Wales with archery, adventure, time travel, romance and a strong female character.
April 2014
by Frank Cottrell Boyce
A group of children win a prize to go on a trip into space - but this is no theme park ride...
March 2013
How Kirsty Jenkins Stole the Elephant
by Elen Caldecott
Bringing humour and adventure to a story which encompasses loyalty, the importance of keeping your word and bereavement.
March 2012
Noah Barleywater Runs Away
by John Boyne
The book is a funny, magical modern fairy tale, and while there is a little bit of sadness, it is a story of hope.
by Frank Cottrell Boyce
A family's dilemmas when they discover they have stumbled across millions of pounds.
There's a girl in the boy's bathroom
by Louis Sacher
Bradley tells lies and his teachers refer him to a counsellor to deal with his behaviour problems.
That's Life, Lily
by Valerie Dayre
Disgruntled Lily imagines life without her parents, but what is real and what's not in her account of that summer?
Broken Glass
by Sally Grindley
A gripping and moving adventure about two brothers, set in the poverty of India.
Johnny and the Bomb
by Terry Pratchett
A story of time travel and adventure as Johnny Maxwell, his friends and the bag lady Mrs Tachyon return to the Blackbury Blitz in 1941.
I-Spy The Constantinople Caper
by Graham Marks
Set in Europe in the 1920s, this is the story of Trey, a boy whose life is dominated by his collection of comics telling the tales of super-sleuths and daring detectives.
The London Eye Mystery
by Siobhan Dowd
Ted and Kat are waiting for their cousin, Salim to come off the London Eye. They've seen him get in, and watched his pod on its entire rotation, but when the doors open, he doesn't come out.