Category Archives: Books

Simpsons Comics

Dear friends, Simpsons Comics is a monthly series based on the animated TV show The Simpsons. The first issue was published in 1993. Since then over one hundred issues have been released. The stories are very similar to the ones you can expect to see on the TV show. They have high quality drawings, and […]

Half Minute Horrors

How scared can you get in thirty seconds? A few days ago Michael brought this fantastic book to class: “Half-minute horrors“. More than 70 writers and artists united for a good cause: to scare the wits out of you! Inside you will find over thirty stories, from one paragraph to two pages, including ultra-short tales, […]

Charles Addams

“Morticia: Think of Romeo and Juliet. Gomez: They died! Morticia: Oh, but what fun they had those last three days“ Some days ago Julia brought to class a wonderful book by Charles Addams. If you like comics and cartoons you would love his work. Charles Samuel Addams was an American cartoonist known for his particularly […]

Julia’s choice: Emily the Strange

“Emily is: An Artist, A Dreamer, An Inventor, A Scientist, A Skater, A Rocker and An Individual!” Emily the Strange has been a popular apparel and accessories label for nearly 15 years, with sales in Department Stores, Specialty Boutiques and other trendy retailers throughout the world. Created by Rob Reger and his company Cosmic Debris […]

National Geographic Kids: Almanac 2010

James and Michael brought me this fantastic book last week. If you liked the Guinnes World Records you will love it. In this book, amazing animals take readers into the wild and into the water. Readers discover cultural connections from food, currency, literature and lots more. It is filled with maps and fun facts. As […]

Guinnes World Records 2010 (updated)

Did you know President Barack Obama is the first US president to use email in office? Did you know that the largest cheesecake weighed 2,133.5 kg and was 2.5 m in diameter? Did you know that the tallest LEGO Structure measured 29.48m in high? I’m very lucky because Michael brings quite often many interesting books. […]

An Olympian in San Cristobal

Dear friends, Michael was really happy this morning because his uncle (Iñigo and Ainhoa‘s dad) has brought him this fantastic book from England: Percy Jackson’s “The Last Olympian“ It is the fifth and final installment in the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. He got it yesterday and he has already finished it! Lucky for […]

James’ Gory Stories

“Death walked the fields. Geoffry knew that because his brother told him. He believed everything his brother told him“ Dear friends, James loves history. That is why this morning, with excitement in his eyes, he showed me Plague and Peril, and he said “Hey Angel, this is one of my favorite books”. It belongs to […]

James’ choice: Diary of a wimpy kid

“First of all, let me get something straight: This is a JOURNAL, not a diary. I know what it says on the cover, but when Mom went out to buy this thing I SPECIFICALLY told her to get one that didn’t say “diary” on it.” Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney is James‘ […]

Michael’s choice: Dogs don’t tell jokes

“Why shouldn’t you write on an empty stomach? Because it’s better to write on paper!“ Michael‘s recommendation for this week is full of jokes: Dogs don’t tell jokes by Louis Sachar Gary Boone, nicknamed Goone at his school, tries to follow his dream of being a stand-up comedian. Although Gary has terrible jokes and nobody […]

Horrible Geography of the World

An excellent addition to your ‘Science library’ Based on the series of the books of the same name, it is full of ‘peculiar facts’ as well as loads of useful and interesting information about the world we live in: from perishing poles to desperate deserts, wild weather to earth-shattering earthquakes. Details Pages: 96 Author: Anita […]

Irene’s Choice…

“Dear Applicant, I am pleased to inform you of your acceptance to the summer course at School of Fear […] a select institution aimed at eradicating children’s fears through unorthodox methods.” In this shocking way, starts Irene‘s recommendation for this week: School of fear by Gitty Daneshvari. She got this book in Christmas and she […]

The Famous Five

Being a teacher is a wonderful job. One day  I will talk about this more deeply. 🙂 However, one of the greatest aspects is that you are always in direct contact with many of those things that you liked when you were a kid. Like many of you, I have always loved reading. So I […]