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Spindles End - Book Review

Advantages: great read
Disadvantages: none

A retelling of Sleeping Beauty, ‘Spindles End’ is an odd book in many respects. Written in a voice that is all narrative it took me awhile to get into, however even though it was heavily descriptive with very little dialogue I thought it had the perfect f ...

dragon747 04.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Spindle's End - Robin McKinley

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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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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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