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The Bog Baby

The Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis and Gwen Milward

The Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis and Gwen Milward read aloud. Christy and her sister have a secret new pet. Discover how they care for it in this beautiful pict...

Here is the story on a powerpoint for you to read for yourself.



A simile is a way of describing something by comparing it to something else using 'like' or 'as'.


Her eyes twinkled brightly like the night stars. He ran as fast as a cheetah. 

Have a go at completing the simile activity sheet. Think carefully if it makes sense. 



Now use similes to describe Bog Baby. Here are some sentence starters to help you.


Bog Baby is as small as...

He is soft like...

His tail is as spiky as...

His skin is slimy like...

He has two eyes that are as round as...

Write a fact file about how to take care of a Bog Baby


Here is a fact file all about how to care for a dog.






Use this to help you to write your own fact file all about Bog Babies.


Don't forget to include information about what they look like, where they like to live, what they like to eat and how to keep them safe. As a Bog Baby is a fictional creature (not real) , you can be as imaginative as you like. 

Complete a book review


Draw and label another fictional creature that might live in the magic pond with Bog Baby.




Design and make a friend for Bog Baby and write instructions to show how you made it.