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Book and Word of the Week

The Book of the Week for the w/b 23rd April is: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

“What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.”

 

The Word of the Week for the w/b 23/04/18 is: CACOPHONY (NOUN)

Meaning : An unpleasant mixture of loud sounds.

Example : “A cacophony of deafening alarm bells.”

 

The WotW winners for the w/b 16/04/18 are:

Winner: Gaelen P, K01: “The Syrian chemical weapons facility, with its buildings once standing perpendicular to the ground, was now reduced to rubble.”

Highly Commended:  Tim R, M09:  “The builders hadn’t done a very good job because the wall wasn’t quite perpendicular.”

Commended: Abigail L, SO1; “ Not-Triss had an idea that she and her sister were walking up a perpendicular brick wall, although it appeared that they were walking on a straight road.”

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