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The Truth Pixie

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A beguiling read, filled with warmth and humour, and a vibrant celebration of the power of books to change lives." Your Ks1 class will also circle words that they feel describe the Truth Pixie at this early stage of the story. This book is about a pixie named the Truth Pixie her name is that because her aunt casted a magic spell over her so she could only say the truth . When somebody asked her something she always said the truth and that made people sad . So the Truth Pixie was always sad . One day she was walking through the road and a troll came past and he wanted to eat the pixie but she was too bad to eat .

As well as being a number one bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults. Here is the very start of the very special, brand new audio edition of The Truth Pixieby Matt Haig, read by none other than Olivia Colman! And for every copy sold of this exclusive edition, we’re donating 50p to Unicef UK. Get it at Audible!Your Year 1 / Year 2 class will read the passage or sentences and use the adjectives from the word bank to complete them. On Christmas Eve, while she babysits the kids for their beleaguered father, Ruth regales them with the ancient story of Nikolas (Henry Lawfull), a boy who channels his own pain into a sense of purpose as he sets out to find the fabled town of Elfhelm against all odds. With just his pet mouse and a friendly reindeer at his side, little Nikolas braves the wintry abyss to find the place that once brought his mother so much joy, all in hopes of saving his father and his ailing kingdom. But even Elfhelm is suffering, and it's up to Nikolas to rekindle joy in all of the land, even as he grapples with his own grief. We don't get to know much about how these three children have lost their mother, but it's clear that they've been overcome with grief and also have a bit of separation anxiety from their father as a result of their loss. (Consider the scene when they desperately make sure that Nikolas will reunite with his own dad in the Christmas tale before Aunt Ruth goes any further. Gulp!) Wisely, Ruth's story doesn't dwell too much on the details of Nikolas' mother's demise, but instead, it includes a lot of details about how much everyone loves and misses her. Her impact on Elfhelm is immense, and she even makes the meanie "Mother" elf happy and sappy.

From number one bestselling author Matt Haig comes a hilarious and heartwarming story, brilliantly illustrated throughout by Chris Mould Get this poster and print it out – whether it’s to decorate your bedroom, a classroom or a bookshop! It can be printed up to A2, but will also work just fine A3, or even A4. This is a comprehension resource aimed at all of Year 1/2. We have differentiated it to ensure all abilities can be challenged.Haig is one of the most inspirational popular writers on mental health of our age and, in his latest novel, he has taken a clever, engaging concept and created a heart-warming story that offers wisdom in the same deceptively simple way as Mitch Albom's best tales" Amazing and utterly beautiful, The Midnight Library is everything you'd expect from the genius storyteller who is Matt Haig" Joanna Cannon Don’t try to be someone you really are not / Your one true self is the best thing you’ve got’. Get this poster and print it out – whether it’s to decorate your bedroom, a classroom or a bookshop! It can be printed up to A3, but will also work just fine A4.

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