A review of Fred, by Mick and Chloe Inkpen (Hodder) – by Penny Slater
(cover art used by kind permission)
As a teacher, I appreciate children’s books on many levels. Sometimes I appreciate a book simply because it has a good tale to tell and I can imagine recommending it to children, or their parents, as a good book to share at bedtime, or as an engaging independent read; sometimes I appreciate a book because I can imagine recommending it to a teacher as a great class read-aloud. Sometimes I appreciate a book because it offers me a way of tackling a tricky teaching point. And then sometimes a book comes along that offers all of these enticing opportunities all rolled into one! Thank you therefore Mick and Chloe Inkpen for creating ‘Fred’.
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