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Wishbone Billy by Stephen Fitzsimons

Word Doodler

Release Date: 04/28/2020

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Word Doodler

This is a podcast about writing and books for kids. This episode looks at picking your perfect writing spot. It also has a poem all about Halloween called Darksiders.  There is a chat with young writers where we look at the books :  Groosham Grange by Anthony Horowitz, Stitch Head by Guy Bass, and The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde . Finally, there is the the monthly writing challenge to do with School Reports and witches.

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Word Doodler

A podcast about writing for children. In this episode we have a diamante poem about going to the beach, the most important writing tip in the world. Not forgetting a guest spot with a young writer discussing the power of reading and great graphic novels or comics to take a peak at. (There is a mention of Dr Who). There is the usual monthly writing challenge, a piece of flash writing and another poem that came from a dream.

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Word Doodler

A podcast about writing for kids. This episode looks at how to get your story characters talking. It has a poem about art that's gone out of control and another based on This is just to say by William Carlos Williams.  We also look at :  Eldest by Christopher Paolini - and The Dragon Sitter by Josh Lacey. There is a chat with a young writer. about dialogue and dragons. Finally, there is the monthly writing challenge.

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Word Doodler

A podcast about writing for kids. This episode looks at listening out for mistakes in your writing - what mistakes to listen for. It also has a poem about a night-time noise, one about silence, and a chat with a young writer. We also recommend books: a Dr Who one - At Childhood's End by Sophie Aldred - and Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper. Not forgetting the monthly writing challenge.

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Word Doodler

A podcast about writing for kids. This episode looks at spelling in the writing process (what to do about it), poems about writing and spelling, a chat to a young writer, book recommendations (Dr Who linked) and a new writing activity.

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Word Doodler

A writing podcast for children with poetry, writing tips and tricks, guest spots and book recommendations. This episode looks at: the power of words and the effect they have; the use of repetition, alliteration and cliffhangers; as well as the usual daft poetry.

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Word Doodler

A podcast aimed at children all about writing. It has poetry, writing tips, guests, book recommendations and story extracts. This episode includes a poem to do with Christmas and a story extract about an elf.

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Word Doodler

A podcast about writing for children. This episode has hilarious poetry about disgusting food, looks at story beginnings, a guest spot with a young writer, and book recommendations.

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Word Doodler

A podcast for children all about writing. Includes poetry, writing ideas and discussion. Exciting stuff.

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Word Doodler

Billy has a match to take part in. He was never very good at football at school but maybe things will be different with a magic wishbone. However, wishes are tricky things and have a habit of not quite going to plan.

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A non-stop, edge of your seat ride with Billy on his magical journey in search of new, better parents. Have your parents ever annoyed you? Have they ever done something you could never forgive? Well, Billy has annoying parents. In fact, he has the worse parents IN THE WORLD! They are lazy, selfish and cruel. His life is terrible. What can save him?

This audio book is full of eccentric, zany characters that will have you laughing out loud.

"It's a brilliant, amazing and clever book." - NIAMH, AGED 9