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Real or Imaginary???

Advantages: Hairy or Scary?
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The Bear Under The Stairs. A HUGE favourite of mine; beautifully written and completely captivating. Well worth reading to children from a very young age, and continued to lower junior, because it deals with overcoming fear and apart from anything else ...

danielalong 22.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Bear Under The Stairs - Helen Cooper

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Bearing all for the sake of the children

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...Bedtime for all children is a dreaded occasion I find. Not only is it accompanied by mild tantrums and severe protests, but also a adamant clamming shut of mouths so as to prevent the entrance of the notorious toothbrush, which is the most compelling indi ...

twinks5 18.05.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Bear Under The Stairs - Helen Cooper

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Scatology For Beginners

Advantages: Funny, well-written but easy to read, huge target audience appeal.
Disadvantages: Not for those who don't approve of scatalogical humour, rumoured to have right wing subtext (I don't think so).

...Zack's bum has detached itself again. And before it absconded this time it almost killed Zack's kitten, Mittens, by a ruthless, lethal, sudden gas emission, any bum's particular talent. With no desire to explain things to the local bum-catcher for the f ...

jillmurphy 26.09.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Day My Bum Went Psycho - Andy Griffiths

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ALL IN A DREAM!

Advantages: Attractively presented book well thought out
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Last Christmas (2003) one of the presents we gave to our granddaughter Amelia was the children’s book ‘The English Roses’ written by Madonna. This past weekend, whilst on a family visit to her home in Redditch, I did a deal with her. In return for her let ...

BrandyweirMan 27.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The English Roses - Madonna

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Diamond review  Madonna's Bedtime Stories

Advantages: Beautiful illustrations, little girls will like it
Disadvantages: Disappointing, nothing new

...to be a huge fan of Madonna. At one point in the 1980s, when I was living with my parents, I had every inch of my bedroom walls covered with pictures and posters of her. Although my interest in her has waned over the years, I am still interested in ...

KarenUK 14.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The English Roses - Madonna

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