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The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas by David Almond – teaching guide

Cornerstones Love to Read teaching guide for The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas*, packed with ideas for classroom activities that encourage children to talk about their reading.

Here is a book that will warm the cockles of your heart! Told with a huge amount of panache and cartoon-comic brio, The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas is a tender, life-affirming and very funny philosophical fishy tale exploring ideas of self-belief and storytelling as well as the loveliness and general daftness of life. It's magical!

*book sold separately

Format: 28 page A4 booklet

Theme: Self-belief; Journey; Change

Related Curriculum Project: Scream machine

Delivery: 3-5 working days

£15.00
Product Type: Hard Copy
Category: Reading, Teaching guides
Key Stage: UKS2
Year Group: Year 5

About Love to Read

Our Love to Read teaching guides help you teach classic and contemporary children’s literature, whatever your literary experience or knowledge. They provide a deeper understanding of literary effects to help you meet the expectations for reading comprehension at Key Stage 2.

The series is made up of books that represent a balance of styles, periods and authors to help children experience a range of literature over time.

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