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Diamond review  Welcome To Your Second Childhood

Advantages: Silly, hilarious fun
Disadvantages: None

A few years ago, my son's class of five and six-year-olds was asked to go home and with the help of a parent, write down a few lines from a favourite poem, which would be read out to the rest of the class the following day. Unfortunately, the teacher was ...

silverstreak 08.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of A Children's Treasury of Milligan. Classic Stories and Poems - Spike Milligan

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Why That Daddy Lion Got Glasses On

Advantages: Funny words, funny pictures, it's Spike Milligan for heavens sakes!
Disadvantages: He died. :(

"Mummy, why this daddy lion got glasses on?" "'Why is this lion wearing glasses.' What lion?" "Yes, that's what I said! [Eyes roll heavenward] This one." "Ooh, Spike Milligan! Shall we read it then?" "Yay! Yes! But why that daddy lion ...

jillmurphy 05.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of A Children's Treasury of Milligan. Classic Stories and Poems - Spike Milligan

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A lovely book for all ages

Advantages: Good fun for all ages
Disadvantages: A bit crazy if you don't like Milligans' humour

I am 47 and a friend of mine has just bought me a copy of the book called A Children’s Treasury of Milligan by Spike Milligan and I couldn’t be more thrilled! Let me explain further …. When I was a lot younger I had a paperback book called Silly Ver ...

SusanLesley 10.01.2002 · Read full review
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You're never too old for Milligan!

Advantages: Easy to read, engaging, beautifully illustrated
Disadvantages: None!

Spike Milligan has always been one of my favourite writers/illustrators. His carefree style and love of the ridiculous and random is inspiring, and makes his work enjoyable for adults as well as children. Milligan died in 2002 from liver disease, but live ...

inkyscribbles 07.07.2012 · Read full review
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I wouldn't expect anything less from Spike!

Advantages: Hilarious and parents won't fall asleep reading it
Disadvantages: Can't think of anything....

...an avid fan of Spike Milligan thanks to my English father who lived for the Goon Show etc. I bought this book on a whim and have since decided to shop impulsively more often! What a beautiful book it is. It is hard to decided which is ...

ally2kc 04.05.2006 · Read full review
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