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Rupert's 50th Annual - a great collector's piece

Advantages: Lots of great stories and images
Disadvantages: No puzzles

...was published in 1985 for 1986 Why I Bought This I am a great fan of Rupert and am now quietly buying copies of the annuals that I have missed out on in the past. Not that it matters which one you buy as the sto ...

rolandrat123 24.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Rupert Bear Annual 1986 - Egmont Childrens Books

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Chuff Chuff Puff Puff

Advantages: Great books for children of all ages
Disadvantages: price if you buy the full price edition

The Revd Wilbert Vere Awdry was born on June 15th 1911 at Romsey in Hampshire. He lived as a child near the main Great Western line from Paddington to Bristol at Box, Wiltshire, where he developed his love of steam engines by listening to them at night an ...

Nolly 01.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Thomas the Tank Engine Collection - Rev. W. Awdry

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The best train books EVER

Advantages: Good stories and good pictures kids will love them
Disadvantages: The book is a bit big

These are some of the most enduring children’s stories that have been written, as although the first book was written 55 years ago they are still popular. For me the one thing that makes the stories is the artwork as the quality of it is rarely seen in m ...

TimothyC 18.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Thomas the Tank Engine Collection - Rev. W. Awdry

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The Thomas The Tank Engine Collection

Advantages: Lots of stories that should keep any Thomas fan going for quite a while!
Disadvantages: Big & heavy & if it gets ruined you've lost all of the stories instead of just one.

...This is a good quality storybook containing great illustrations and enough stories to keep any Thomas fan in bedtime stories for life! The only problem is that it's not really a book they can look at by themselves (unless they're quite a bit older than my ...

tracyburt 30.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Thomas the Tank Engine Collection - Rev. W. Awdry

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A little girl in a big strop!

Advantages: Beautiful illustrations, a simple story with a positive message
Disadvantages: None for me

Katie Morag is a red haired little girl created by Scottish author and illustrator, Mairi Hedderwick. Katie Morag lives on the fictional Isle of Struay off the west coast of Scotland, a setting inspired by the author’s life on the inner Hebridean island ...

moistbabe 18.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Katie Morag and the Tiresome Ted - Mairi Hedderwick

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