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Week 2


Our story this week is called 'The Tunnel' by Anthony Browne

Have a look at the front cover and the blurb.  Discuss these questions with an adult.

  • What do you think the book is about?
  • Who do you think the main characters will be?
  • Look carefully at the picture:
    • What do you think the girl likes to do?
    • What do you think the boy likes to do?
    • What do you think the children found through the tunnel to make everything change?


Read the story above.

The little girl arrives at the tunnel, with an adult have a chat about these questions:

  • If you were the little girl, what would you do?
  • How does the little girl feel?
  • Where do you think the tunnel goes?


Read through the rest of the story.

Look at the picture of the woods, what do you notice?

Which Fairy Tales can you spot?


Re read through the whole story again.  Did you enjoy it?  Using the book review below or one on Purple Mash write a review about the book.