[PDF/EPUB] Cloud Busting BY Malorie Blackman


10 thoughts on “Cloud Busting

  1. says:

    An incredibly powerful verse novel where each chapter is written using a different style of poetry Beautiful and heartbreaking Wonderful PHSE links Would be a great read aloud for UKS2 and would link well to National Poetry Day or Anti bullying week

  2. says:

    Don't uite know why I haven't read this before However I'm really glad I came across it on a bookshelf in a classroomSuch a clever way to tell a story Malorie Blackman has used different types of poetry to write a surprisingly touching story of friendship bullying and a different way of looking at the worldCan't really talk about the story

  3. says:

    A moving story of bullying complex friendships and power of peer pressure in causing misguided decisions This is one of the first novels in verse that I have ever read and an extremely powerful one at that Stepping away from any standard form of verse was so powerful in depicting the conflicting emotions experienced by the protagonist A ve

  4. says:

    This novel is told through verse with a variety of different poetry types and techniues I love that Chapter Three’s poetry type is linked to the content where Mr Mackie is teaching the class about haikus and t

  5. says:

    I stumbled across this book by accident Someone had mentioned that Malorie Blackman was a good author to try and this was the only book on the school bookshelf at the time What a read If you like Sharon Creech L

  6. says:

    This is a powerful book written in a range of styles of poetry and telling the unfolding story of a boy whose whole outlook on life is changed by his brief friendship with a boy who was very different A lovely book for exploring many ideas both to do with text what makes a novel? what makes a poem? and identity and friendship The narrator end

  7. says:

    This book came as a recommendation from a year four teacher It did not disappoint The poems are really well thought through and demonstrate different types of poems clearly There are also morals which are touched upon within this story such as forgiveness and about bullying I would love to read this to a class of children and see what their thoughts and feelings are on the different characters and the storyline

  8. says:

    Cloud Busting is a captivating story about one of the harshest aspects of school life for many children – the painful destructive

  9. says:

    Malorie Blackman tells the story of a young boy Sam who finds it hard to admit his friendship with the new boy Davey in his

  10. says:

    I chose to read this book because I was intrigued by the poetry format and I always seek profound and emotional children's novels However when I started this book I struggled as poetry is something I am not entirely confident with unless its the traditional rhyming and rhythmical pattern But this book isn't like that each 'chapter' is a different style I found it very difficult at first as I wasn't sure if I was reading it right

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Cloud Busting

He two are thrown together Sam discovers that Davey's eccentric way of looking at the world makes l. This novel is told through verse with a variety of different poetry types and techniues I love that Chapter Three s poetry type is linked to the content where Mr Mackie is teaching the class about haikus and the whole chapter is written using the 5 7 5 syllable formatting of a haiku I also like that Chapter 6 is written using shape poetry again reflecting the wordsThis text follows the relationship of Sam and Davey where they have a complex friendship The text considers themes such as friendship and kindness but also of bullying It also considers issues such as allergies and could help children to recognise the seriousness of allergies and also raise awareness on what to do if someone suffers from a reaction as I feel there will always be at least one child in a school who may reuire an epi pen This text would be great to use for exploring poetry and the various types and techniues It would also act as a useful tool when discussing bullying in PSHE or during Anti Bullying week

SUMMARY Cloud Busting

Davey is the new boy in class and Sam can't stand him He thinks Davey is a Grade A moron But when t. An incredibly powerful verse novel where each chapter is written using a different style of poetry Beautiful and heartbreaking Wonderful PHSE links Would be a great read aloud for UKS2 and would link well to National Poetry Day or Anti bullying week

READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ SABLEYES.CO.UK á Malorie Blackman

Ife a lot fun Until the day something terrible happensA funny and sad story told completely in vers. Malorie Blackman tells the story of a young boy Sam who finds it hard to admit his friendship with the new boy Davey in his class He pretends that he doesn t like him picks on him and stands back while others do the same Davey thinks differently to anyone Sam knows he see s things uite unconventionally One day a serious incident at school causes Sam to realise just how important Davey really is to him as a friend Davey however feels he only has one choice and that is to conform to what others would like him to be Sam wants the old Davey back until one day Davey moves away for good and Sam is left feeling like the odd one outThis story deals with sensitive issues such as bullying and exclusion and explores some of the feelings behind such acts It looks at friendship the beauty of accepting people s differences and how those differences can serve to enrich a person s character I think this book would be suitable for KS2 years 45Cloud Busting is written entirely in poetry form from haikus to limerick In the afterword Malorie Blackman explains a bit about her love for poetry and her reasons behind writing the book in this format I think it could encourage children of this age to consider exploring poetry further

  • Paperback
  • 176
  • Cloud Busting
  • Malorie Blackman
  • English
  • 04 February 2019
  • 9780440866152