Here is a list of some great books that can take your class to another world and inspire some great imaginative writing.
‘Errol. Errol. Errol! Come this very minute!’ calls Errol’s mum. But does Errol listen? Not very likely. Errol has much better things to do!
ERROL is illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal nominee Philip Bunting, and published by Scholastic in Australia, UK and Asia.
Let’s escape by Mike Dumbleton is an adventure story that takes place within different storybook lands and times.
The young boy creeps through a forest, rides a wild horse and shotos past giants – all in his pyjamas!
One quiet morning, a small boy lands on the page. As a world begins to grow around him, he finds himself doing all sorts of things. He rolls down a hill. He catches a shiny, silver fish. He climbs a mountain, falls in love and builds a house.
But one question troubles him…
Why is he here?
The Tunnel by Anthony Browne
Anthony Browne is at his most brilliant in a new edition of this profound picture book about sibling relations.Once upon a time there lived a brother and sister who were complete opposites and constantly fought and argued. One day they discovered the tunnel. The boy goes through it at once, dismissing his sister’s fears. When he doesn’t return his sister has to pluck up the courage to go through the tunnel too. She finds her brother in a mysterious forest where he has been turned to stone…
Castles by Allan Baillie
One day a Princess came to the beach. She built a castle.
But it wasn’t long before a rotten irate arrived. . .
A day at the beach becomes a wonderful adventure in this picture book by Allan Baillie, the acclaimed author of Drac and the Gremlin. With stunning illustrations by Caroline Margerl, this magical story celebrates play and the imagination.