Tuesday, 10 December 2013

KPE Episode 477: Tashi and the Giants

Starford is a Year 8 student in Room 21 who is being interviewed by Crusader who is also in Room 21. ‘Tashi and the Giants’ is a book written by an author called Anna Fienberg.



Tashi is a young boy who tricks a dragon. This angers a giant called Chintu who threatens to destroy the village if Tashi does not show himself. Tashi decides to save his village by going to the giants home. Will brave Tashi he be able to save his village? Or will he be able to outsmart the giant? Listen to this cool podcast to find out more.


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Sunday, 8 December 2013

KPE Episode 476: The Horse and his Boy

Makerita is a Year 8 student being interviewed by Gabriel who is also in Year 8. Makerita has been reading an amazing book called ‘The Horse and his Boy’ written by an author called C.S. Lewis.



The Horse and his Boy is the fifth published of seven novels in the Chronicles of Narnia. The story features two children and two talking horses fleeing North through Calormen to Narnia. Can you imagine what a talking horse might say? Listen to this cool podcast to find out more.


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Friday, 6 December 2013

KPE Episode 475: Tongue Tied

Kingston and James are both Year 8 students who have enjoyed talking about a book called ‘Tongue Tied’ written by an author called Paul Jennings.


Tongue Tied contains a collection of short stories written by Paul Jennings. ‘The Hat’ is just one of the stories that Kingston talks about in this podcast. A boy called Jason receives a very special hat. Jason comes across some interesting animals called Bilbies and is forced to make an important decision. Will Jason make the right choice?


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Wednesday, 4 December 2013

KPE Episode 474: Astrosaurs - The Seas of Doom

Kingston is a Year 8 student in Room 20 who is being interviewed by Darius from Room 21 who is also in Year 8. Kingston has read an interesting book called “Astrosaurs - The Seas of Doom” written by an author called Steven Cole.




Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! Along with his faithful crew, Gypsy, Arx and Iggy, Teggs rights wrongs and fights evil. Teggs and his crew have been sent to a watery planet where a very large and scary monster has been attacking a local fish factory. When Teggs and Gipsy travel down to the bottom of the sea to check out the monster, they come under attack themselves. Find out what happens next!

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Monday, 2 December 2013

KPE Episode 473: Spartacus and his Glorious Gladiators

James is a Year 8 student in Room 20 who is being interviewed by his friend Crusader who is also in Year 8. James enjoyed reading ‘Spartacus and his Glorious Gladiators’ written by an author called Toby Brown.


You've probably heard of Spartacus… Spartacus is the story of a man who became famous for leading a slave army to defeat the powerful Roman army hundreds of years ago. But did you know that Spartacus also fought for the Romans at one time? Listen to what James has to say about this great book.

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Saturday, 30 November 2013

KPE Episode 472: Fantastic Mr Fox

Crusader is a Year 8 student who is being interviewed by Starford who is also in Year 8. Crusader has read an amazing story called ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ written by a famous author called Roald Dahl.


Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief—it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr Fox and his family surrounded. 

Only the most fantastic plan can save Mr Fox now.



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Thursday, 28 November 2013

KPE Episode 471: The Meanwhile Adventures

Mary is a Year 8 student who has read a book called ‘The Meanwhile Adventures’ written by an author called Roddy Doyle. Te Rina has interviewed Mary to find out more.




The Mack family are pretty special. Mr Mack is an inventor and Mrs Mack likes to break world records. Imagine the chaos that happens when Mr Mack is arrested and Mrs Mack is nowhere to be found. Will the Mack children find their mother and help their father get out of jail?
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Friday, 11 October 2013

KPE Episode 470: George's Marvellous Medicine

Wyatt and Calvin are both year 7 students in room 15 and Wyatt has recently read a fabulous novel called "George's Marvellous Medicine" by Roald Dahl, Calvin decided to interview Wyatt to find out more.



George's Marvellous Medicine is yet another amazing and quirky novel by Roald Dahl.
George lives in a farm with his two parents and grandmother who he very much despises. One day George becomes so fed up with her attitude towards him that he comes up with a plan to cure her bad attitude and put a stop to it. George finds and collects all the harmful products he can find around the house a few animal pill and mixes it together.
After feeding his grandma this Marvellous Medicine something spectacular happens to grandma,
What might that be ??

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Tuesday, 8 October 2013

KPE Episode 469: The Midnight Feast

Anamei is a year 7 student in room 19 who has interviewed her fellow classmate Te Rina  about the book " The Midnight Feast by Elizabeth Pulford


Tilly and Rosie are best friends and it is Tilly's birthday. To celebrate they are going to have a midnight feast just the two of them in a cellar. But when Rosie comes to pick Tilly up there is another girl in the car called Margaret, Tilly starts to wonder where Margaret will sleep and if the Midnight Feast will still happen because it was only for the 2 of them.
Why did Margaret have to come ? Will the Midnight Feast still happen ?

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Monday, 7 October 2013

KPE Episode 468: Rocky

Darius is a year 8 student who has recently interviewed his class mate Shayne who is a year 7 student in room 19 about the novel Rocky by Janeen Brian




When Jaimie's family goes away, he stays with his Aunty Betty. Jaimie decides to venture out and go check out the beach not too far from the house. He then finds a kitten wedged between two rocks. Funnily enough the kitten he found look identical to the one in the picture in his room where he was staying.  





How could this be... Listen and find out more from Shayne and Darius and their awesome podcast.


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