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Are you a Fattypuff or Thinifer?

Advantages: Very amusing, different
Disadvantages: Young children may not understand or be as interested.

...I first read this novel when I was in primary 4 at school. Being very intelligent in my younger years(it's true) I thought that this book entitled " Fattypuffs and Thinifers" by Andre Maurois is bound to make for interesting reading. And I was comp ...

EmmaAdams 18.01.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Fattypuffs and Thinifers - Andre Maurois

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2 Tribes Go To War!

Advantages: excellent story on many levels and great illustrations
Disadvantages: not everyone might understand its message

This is one of those great books. I read it when I was 8 or 9 then spent another 20 plus years trying to remember what it was called, who wrote it and getting hold of another copy. If a book sticks in your mind so strongly that you spend more than 20 ye ...

atytyut2434 20.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Fattypuffs and Thinifers - Andre Maurois

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You want some culture?

Advantages: Easy to read and understand
Disadvantages: It's not Shakespeare!

...often you hear about something that you think will be really useful, rush out to buy it and find that you are pleasantly surprised. I did that with The Shakespeare Stories. * What are The Shakespeare Stories? * This is a box set of 8 of Sh ...

ciaomeister1 15.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Shakespeare Stories - Andrew Matthews

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"As Fat As I!"....

Advantages: classic and memorable
Disadvantages: none

Winnie The Pooh - When We Were Very Young - A.A Milne..... A.A Milne is a classic writer of children's books and this is one book that has stuck with me since childhood, literally. I have managed to keep hold of this book since it was bought for me ...

newby2 20.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of When We Were Very Young - A.A. Milne

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There are more questions than answers!

Advantages: lovely book for sharing
Disadvantages: none

I have a very curious child so this seemed an apt book to choose to share with her. For as long as I can remember my daughter has been coming out with questions that quite often both her daddy and I find difficult to answer so I wanted to see whether the ...

kingfisher111 30.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of A Very Curious Bear - Tony Mitton & Paul Howard

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