Reading Log Entry #4,5,6,7

 Book Equivalent #  4 ,5, 6  Words: ~205610    Date:  25/10/15


Title: Of Lions and Unicorns    Author: Michael Morpurgo


Genre ~ Non-Fiction / Fiction Type: Fiction, Short stories


 Opening Sentence:

 Tracking down a polar bear shouldn’t be that difficult.’


Favourite word / phrase / sentence:

‘ “Because he doesn’t need one,” Replied Bertie. “He’s a lion, not a person. Lions don’t need names.” ‘


Vocabulary and new terms (with part of speech) and definition:

Quiches (Noun): A type of tart with a savory filling.

Vice (Noun): Wicked behavior

Fascists (Noun): A follower of fascism

Lustily (Adverb): In a strong, vigorous way

Cygnets (Noun): A young swan

Impala (Noun): A type of antelope

Veranda (Noun): A roofed platform outside the house

Crockery (Noun): Tableware

Reflection, Connection & Personal Response:

This book was a collection of extracts from Michael Morpurgo’s books that he has written throughout his career. I like this because it pulls out some of the highlights from all of his famous works.