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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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Wake Up, Sleepyhead!

Advantages: Good story, beautiful pictures, concepts to explore.
Disadvantages: Could be hard to find and possibly expensive.

Initial Misgivings I work part-time in a Preschool, with children aged from 2 – 4+ years. As part of the Medium Term Planning for the forthcoming academic year my manager asked me to take the key texts for the first term [or half term as it used to ...

Viborg 09.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Sleepy Owl - Marcus Pfister

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100 000 Reads

Advantages: Story, characters, price, just about everything :)
Disadvantages: The cover sucks

....... nope, not quite the number I’ve had from this site (not even the Trampy and Lost ones can claim that :p ), but read on to see the significance. Are you a smart woman? Good if you answered yes. If you didn’t because you’re not ...

zoe_page 10.10.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Smart Women - Judy Blume

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Smart enough, to know to read this?

Advantages: Feels realistic and interesting characters
Disadvantages: None

This book by Judy Blume is another one of her books geared towards the older reader. I have had this book for many years, the same as the majority of books I own by this author! I would probably say this is the book I have read the least out of all the Ju ...

frankiecesca 18.09.2010 · Read full review
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Shark Island was great!

Advantages: Very good story, strong characters
Disadvantages: Nothing I can find

Shark Island was written by David Miller. I dont think many people have read it, but I really think they should. I think the characters of Hanna, Ned and Jik are very good, and I think Jik has a particularly strong, persuasive and quite easily identifiabl ...

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Review of Shark Island - David Miller

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