Skip to content ↓

Overdale Junior School

Working Together, Learning Together

Font Size
A A A A
Background Colour
Font Type

Class readers read by your teachers

The Train to Impossible Places by P.G. Bell

Although the Year 4 teachers are reading this story for their children, this book is for everyone to enjoy! Watch the links below:

'Suzy Smith is very surprised when a huge magical train takes a shortcut through her downstairs hallway one evening. Staffed by trolls, the Impossible Postal Express delivers letters and parcels across a series of magical worlds connected to our own: the Union of Impossible Places.'

Chapter 1: https://vimeo.com/426515300/9cba1b13ba 

Chapter 2: https://vimeo.com/427128682/a8db23f366 

Chapter 3: Part 1 - https://vimeo.com/427519586/0278e73d92

                   Part 2 - https://vimeo.com/427635263/c2d99091bd

Chapter 4 read by Mrs Lisseman: https://vimeo.com/428185351/6434e701b4

Chapter 5 read by Mrs Brown: Part 1 - https://vimeo.com/429317782/3ba962a8d4

                                                    Part 2 - https://vimeo.com/429321821/55d4b10d26

Chapter 6 read by Mrs Chalk: https://vimeo.com/429201183/1bf6f0934b

Chapter 7 read by Mrs Weston: https://vimeo.com/430143765/05cefa3b37

Chapter 8 read by Miss Wilkinson: https://vimeo.com/manage/430077465/general

Chapter 9 read by Miss Smith: Part 1- https://vimeo.com/430410391/88ec741a87

                                                     Part 2 - https://vimeo.com/430688218/cf949cc4f2

                                                     Part 3 - https://vimeo.com/430688362/1f8bf42e35

Chapter 10 read by Mrs Lisseman: https://vimeo.com/430974761/679eca18f9

Chapter 11 read by Mrs Chalk: https://vimeo.com/431766899/1dabbc9048

Chapter 12 read by Mrs Weston: https://vimeo.com/432542402/eac554cdb6

Chapter 13 read by Miss Wilkinson: https://vimeo.com/433357277/a6e103f96d

Chapter 14 read by Miss Smith: https://vimeo.com/433362086/b9eebc5043

NEW Chapter 15 read by Mrs Lisseman: https://vimeo.com/433728741/4158c84c07

NEW Chapter 16 read by Mrs Chalk: https://vimeo.com/433739499/68ff8ce508

Johnny Crow's  Garden

Watch this lovely reading of the story by Mr Amias, complete with pictures and music!

https://vimeo.com/427735141/e9105defcb

 

You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! by Andy Stanton

You're a Bad Man MrGum is about a bad man who lives in a 'grimsters' house with a 'gardeny' garden. Inside MrGum's bathtub lives an angry fairy, who whacks him with a frying pan whenever his garden is messed up. - Sounds hilarious! Watch Mrs Lisseman and Mrs Chalk read the book by following the links below.

Chapter 1: https://vimeo.com/413597010/72cd1bdbf1

Chapter 2: https://vimeo.com/414511326/ec6c1fe4bb

Chapter 3: https://vimeo.com/416004960/a22fd0044f

Chapters 4 and 5: https://vimeo.com/417137525/5ee617cf49

Chapter 6: https://vimeo.com/420314968

Chapter 7: https://vimeo.com/420330692/b9cef61952

Chapter 8: https://vimeo.com/426949255/2cbdc1836e

Chapter 9: https://vimeo.com/426936363/1e680a412c

Chapter 10: https://vimeo.com/420605327/a46c454fec

Chapter 11: https://vimeo.com/426937208/ac4beeaf53

 

The Land of Roar by Jenny McLachlan

Miss Smith will be uploading the rest of The Land of Roar chapter by chapter. She already started the story with her class in school but has created a recap video for them and for anyone else who would like to join her on a magical journey to Roar!

Recap of the story so far: https://vimeo.com/412279233/2f5b2ac903

Chapter 20: https://vimeo.com/412279503/15d5f8224a

Chapter 21: https://vimeo.com/412295494/9469061437

Chapter 22 : https://vimeo.com/414481074/4aab99e6e4

Chapter 23: https://vimeo.com/416628703

Chapter 24: https://vimeo.com/417630889/c09b3b8c16

Chapter 25: https://vimeo.com/419848737/ffc903750c

Chapter 26: https://vimeo.com/420371648/e35add0109

Chapter 27: https://vimeo.com/421498104/aeb17af131

More chapters coming soon...

 

The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

Here is Miss Wilkinson reading a book by Michael Morpurgo all about foxes who live under the King Power Stadium in Leicester!

Chapter 1: https://vimeo.com/412370461/c88156a528

Chapter 2:  https://vimeo.com/413040427

Chapter 3: https://vimeo.com/414703126/15d5283278

Chapter 4: https://vimeo.com/416630818/f697a17116

Chapter 5: https://vimeo.com/418403211/4ae1bbc3a1

Chapter 6: https://vimeo.com/420313299

Chapter 7: https://vimeo.com/420312625/145be9262f

 

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

It was such a shame that Year 3 did not get to finish this story before the end of the term. But don't worry! Mrs Malkin has read the last few chapters for you to enjoy!

Chapter 3: https://vimeo.com/413591487/e58fe66411

Chapter 4: https://vimeo.com/413500143

Chapter 5: https://vimeo.com/415995989/91e42f930d

Chapter 6: https://vimeo.com/415998917/014f6d3c0a

 

Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf Stories

Here is a collection of stories read by Mr Amias all about Polly. It will feel just like a Friday assembly!

https://vimeo.com/412277635/701b60dc28

https://vimeo.com/412277769/7eef0528af

https://vimeo.com/412278018/3b85008405

 

TikTok and the Nome King

A story read by Mr Amias that is set the land of Oz!

https://vimeo.com/412277359/1f46cdefb5