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Saying Hello to the Dinosaurs

Advantages: Pictures, educational, fun
Disadvantages: A little short, more of a picture book

The book My little girls have a number of books that are made up with glitter so it adds a touch and feel aspect to their story. My sons were disappointed they were all about Princesses so I set out to find something similar for them. Then I came a ...

xmum2fourx 20.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Say Hello to the Dinosaurs! - Ian Whybrow

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Excellent book with great characters

Advantages: Excellent characters and story
Disadvantages: Sad parts of the book are really emotional

Sapphire Battersea is the second of three books in the Hetty Feather series by Jacqueline Wilson. The books are: 1. Hetty Feather 2. Sapphire Battersea 3. Emerald Star I actually picked up the third book in my library recently, not realising at first th ...

bettyboop2002 17.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Sapphire Battersea - Jacqueline Wilson

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It's good to be alone - sometimes!

Advantages: great story and illustrations
Disadvantages: none

I read this story ages ago with my daughters, and then we have just read it again recently and this time I couldn't help but notice the similarities between the little bear in the story and my fiercely independent daughter who is all of four and three qua ...

kingfisher111 04.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sleep Tight, Little Bear - Martin Waddell

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Brilliant book about things that go bump in the night!!!

Advantages: Easy to read and get in to
Disadvantages: A little scary for younger readers

This book is incredible and is definatley worth reading if you like mildly scary reads. Joseph Delaney use's words with such style and is an amazing author producing this amazing book. The story follows Tom Ward who is Apprentice to the local spook. Tom m ...

hippo224 12.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Spook's Apprentice - Joseph Delaney

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Starting School - A useful book for children and parents

Advantages: Colourful illustrations
Disadvantages: None

Starting School is written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by wife Janet. It was first published in 1988 by Viking Kestrel and republished in 1990 by Picture Puffins. Janet and Allan created some of the world’s most popular children’s picture books, in ...

bluecrystal511 19.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Starting School - Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

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