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Fantastic voyage

Fantastic Voyage is a 1966 science fiction film written by Harry Kleiner based on a story by Otto Klement and Jerome Bixby. Isaac Asimov was approached by Bantam Books to write a novel based on the screenplay. It’s often incorrectly assumed, because the book came out 6 months before the film, that Asimov’s book inspired … Continue reading

Back to the fiction – A series of unfortunate events

NEWS/BOOK REVIEW                                                                                                   (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Well, this is a new feature, or segment – Back to the fiction! This is a segment which looks at books or series which many of you may have read, but might like to read again. A bit like finding your favourite thing in the back of the cupboard … Continue reading

The lovely bones by Alice Sebold

RECOMMENDATIONS/FILM                                                                                           (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) The lovely bones is a surprisingly powerful story. I wonder if the film is as good as the book.

‘Where the wild things are’ by Maurice Sendak

FILM/NEWS                                                                                                                                   (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak has been a picture book favourite for children and adults since 1963. The book is about the wild adventure of a boy named Max who is sent to his room without his supper by his mother as punishment for misbehaving. Max wears … Continue reading