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Red: Class 9’s Review

21/9/18

“Don’t judge a book by it’s cover, a crayon by it’s label or a person by their appearance.” – Class 9

In Class 9, we have been looking at the story of Red, the blue crayon. Everybody thought Red was a bit different so they didn’t treat Red like the other crayons. Quite a few of the others had advice for Red, lots of it was positive but they said it in a negative way. They weren’t focusing on the good things about Red, but Berry (the purple crayon) did! Berry could see that Red would draw an excellent sea, blueberries and even a blue whale. At last Red finally could draw a masterpiece, and the sky was the limit!

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We had lots of good discussion about this book and we all shared our own ideas to help Red feel happy with friends, talents and himself.

Our thoughts:

Star Rating:
1 * – 0
2* – 1
3* – 1
4* – 7
5* – 20

Recommend to a friend: 26/29 children

“I enjoyed how it was linked to No Outsiders and lots of different crayons were in there as well as red.” – Amber

“I like how he actually believed in himself at the end.” – Django

“Red was really reaching for the sky!” – Esme

“I liked how he drew every single blue thing when he realised he was good at things.” – Ben

“I really liked it when he met Berry and Berry actually noticed what colour Red was underneath his label.” – Phoebe and Edith