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  • Paperback
  • 176
  • Cloud Busting
  • Malorie Blackman
  • English
  • 09 March 2019
  • 9780440866152

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 Nati

  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 touchi

  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 very interesting and valuable experience to watch the events unfold from an often unheard perspective

  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 the whole chapter is written using

  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 Love that dog Hat that cat you will enjoy this but even so this book has so much It is hard to define as a poem novel but

  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

  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 storylin

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    Cloud Busting is a captivating story about one of the harshest aspects of school life for many children – the painful destructive act of bullying This story features Sam the bully and Davey his victim as the main characters As is the case in most such situations Sam is not short of supporters and Davey’s suff

  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 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 howev

  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 'chapte

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Cloud Busting

Ife a lot fun Until the day something terrible happensA funny and sad story told completely in vers. Cloud Busting is a captivating story about one of the harshest aspects of school life for many children the painful destructive act of bullying This story features Sam the bully and Davey his victim as the main characters As is the case in most such situations Sam is not short of supporters and Davey s suffering is the sort that would tug at many hearts This is very much a tale of emotions pain fear confidence at both extremes of the spectrum the blush of a schoolboy crush and after a period of reflection induced by a potentially life threatening incident finally regret on the bully s part A gripping touching story by any measure however what I found most fascinating about this book was its superbly creative presentation The entire story is told through poetry poetry of various types that seamlessly flow into each other The unusual form is very obvious yet not at all distracting as the strong story line urges the reader on The simple vocabulary including some slang would serve well to distract poetry averse readers from the fact that this story is an anthology of poems Further Blackman has very creatively utilised one of the poems in the book to demonstrate how teachers can transform poetry averse children into enthusiastic budding poets In this particular poem Mr McKee a teacher who is clearly passionate about the subject of poetry seized and capitalised on a teaching moment and drawing upon the children s experiences of rap and pop music was able to ignite in them a desire to write poetry Cloud Busting in my humble opinion is a perfect tool for busting children s misconceptions of poetry as boring and for old people while vividly yet sensitively addressing the issue of bullying Little Gods one Der Schweizerische Robinson of the harshest aspects Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of school life for many children the painful destructive act The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats of bullying This story features Sam the bully and Davey his victim as the main characters As is the case in most such situations Sam is not short Sylvia Pankhurst of supporters and Davey s suffering is the sort that would tug at many hearts This is very much a tale Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of emotions pain fear confidence at both extremes Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of the spectrum the blush The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series of a schoolboy crush and after a period Book of Isms of reflection induced by a potentially life threatening incident finally regret バガボンド 1 on the bully s part A gripping touching story by any measure however what I found most fascinating about this book was its superbly creative presentation The entire story is told through poetry poetry Расул Гамзатов Стихи of various types that seamlessly flow into each Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble other The unusual form is very Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers obvious yet not at all distracting as the strong story line urges the reader Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly on The simple vocabulary including some slang would serve well to distract poetry averse readers from the fact that this story is an anthology Hawk's Passion of poems Further Blackman has very creatively utilised Girls of Brackenhill one A Beautiful Dark of the poems in the book to demonstrate how teachers can transform poetry averse children into enthusiastic budding poets In this particular poem Mr McKee a teacher who is clearly passionate about the subject After We Fell of poetry seized and capitalised Damsels in Distress on a teaching moment and drawing upon the children s experiences The Thread of rap and pop music was able to ignite in them a desire to write poetry Cloud Busting in my humble Renewing Pastoral Practice Trinitarian Perspectives on Pastoral Care And Counselling Explorations in Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology Explorations Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology opinion is a perfect tool for busting children s misconceptions Going Grand of poetry as boring and for The Reject old people while vividly yet sensitively addressing the issue Screenwalks of bullying

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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

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