Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve is a celebrated author, best known for his multi award-winning Mortal Engines quartet, Philip also creates young fiction with Sarah McIntyre. Their adventures include Oliver and the Seawigs, Cakes in Space, Pugs of the Frozen North, Jinks and O’Hare: Funfair Repair.

Below you will find various activities for your students to explore the themes touched upon in Philip Reeve's book “Oliver and The Seawigs” . We have also given suggested activities you could do with your students to future explore the themes. To support you we have created lesson slides and have given you an extracts from the book.

Extracts from 'Oliver and The Seawigs'

'Oliver and The Seawigs' Lesson Slides

'Oliver and The Seawigs' Lesson Tasks

We have a a series of comprehension self-marking quizzes, the quizzes are designed to allow KS2 pupils to practise and apply their skills of the Content Domains. They have been written in a progressive order, and using different question types, to support KS2 pupils of different abilities.

'Oliver and The Seawigs' Quiz 2A

'Oliver and The Seawigs' Quiz 2B

'Oliver and The Seawigs' Quiz 2D

Below you will find links to other LGfL resources which link to the themes mentioned in Philip Reeve's book 'Oliver and The Seawigs'

The Busy Things Platform has a range of activities linked to Philip Reeve's “Oliver and the Seawigs" including:

  • Interactive Book extract

  • Grammar highlighter

  • Grammar quizzes based on extracts

  • Write a review of book (or extract)

  • Design a book jacket illustration and blurb

  • Write a character profile

  • Comprehension quizzes