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Ella (8)What is the book called?
The English RosesWho is the author?
MadonnaWho is the illustrator?
Jeffrey FulvimariWho is the publisher?
0 141 38047 0What is this story about?
Its about these girls named The English Roses and theres this girl who lives down the street and they dont know what her type of life is and how hard it is. Theyre really really jealous of her because shes beautiful and nobody likes her. A fairy godmother comes along when the English Roses are dreaming and shows them what the girls life is like and then they start to be friends.Who are the main characters?
The English Roses and the new girl.What problems or challenges do these characters face?
Well, the English Roses didnt really face any problems but the new girl did face a problem of not being very lucky.What is the climax of the story, when things get the most problematic or exciting?
When the English Roses are really mean to the new girl and they start to speak about them at school and then nobody starts to like the new girl.Were there any shocks, twists, turns or surprises?
Yes. One of the turns was that the English Roses started to like the new girl, because of the dream that they had of the fairy godmother taking them to the new girls house. She lived as a maid for her father and the English Roses felt really sad for her and she needed a friend. The new girl was happy when they started being nice to her.Can you describe the illustrations?
The colour is all different colours, kind of like a painting and some of the bits are still left white. They put in all the details for all the clothes.What do you like about the illustrations?
I like all the colours and all the pictures are really exciting and theyve put in lots of details.What was your favourite part in this book?
When the English Roses didnt like the new girl because it was interesting how they talked about her and why they didnt like her.Is there anything you didnt like about this book?
Theres not much I didnt like.Did you learn anything new from this story?
Yes. To be nice to new girls when they come to school.