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Popular Authors

The core texts that we will focus on and explore in the topic 'Popular Authors' are:

  • The Detective Dog
  • Stick Man
  • Smartest Giant in Town


The popular author that we will be focusing on is Julia Donaldson. We will also read many more of her stories, such as The Gruffalo; The Gruffalo's Child; A Squash and a Squeeze; Room on the Broom; The Highway Rat; Zog; Zog and the Flying Doctors and lots more! 


Throughout this topic we will learn about: 


  • Story characters 
  • Story settings
  • Character feelings
  • Our feelings
  • Knowing when someone might need help
  • Knowing how to ask for help
  • Working safely and hygienically when using cooking tools and utensils