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Noah Barleywater Runs Away


Feel free to get comfy, lay down, shut your eyes (whatever you feel comfy doing) and listen. If you want to follow along then the PDF attached has todays chapters included. You will want to use this to help you with your answers to the questions afterwards. Enjoy!

Noah Barleywater Runs Away - Chapter 10

Noah Barleywater Runs Away - Chapter 11

Noah Barleywater Runs Away - Chapter 12

Noah Barleywater Runs Away - Chapter 13

Your questions for today:


1) Why do you think the family couldn't go to the seaside?


2) Noah's mum describes their swimming pool "beach" as their last trip to the seaside - why?


3) Describe what you think the relationship between Noah and his family is like. 


4) Why did the queen need the old man (when he was a boy) to come to their palace? 


5) He didn't bring the King back his rifle. He claims he couldn't find it. Do you think that was the truth?