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I never would have expected Alex to be interested in cars. That’s one of the reasons we almost skipped Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car. But by chance, when I was skimming the library shelves I pulled out Everything I Know About … Continue reading

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Head in the clouds.

“I don’t like the looks of those clouds,” Mr. Gumpy says as he stops to put his convertible top up. As one of our science lessons for Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car, we learned more about interpreting the clouds. We began … Continue reading

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Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car.

I really need to stop pre-judging Five in a Row books. This week we’ve been studying Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car, by John Burningham. It’s a slight, simple story about a man who allows an odd assortment of creatures to come … Continue reading

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