Latest reviews in Children's Books »

Worth getting if you are a fan - shame no puzzles or games

Advantages: Nostalgic older stories
Disadvantages: No games or puzzles - Stuart Trotter's story not so good.

I have written about the stories because only one is new anyway The Book Number 78 and published in 2013. This is actually the 2014 Annual. ISBN-13: 978-1405267656 Copyright Express Newspapers, 'Classic Media'. Published by Egmont - 'We bri ...

rolandrat123 06.08.2015 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Rupert Annual 2014 - Stuart Trotter, John Harrold, Alfred Bestell

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How Fat Is Your Cat?

Advantages: Great for rhyme and emergent readers.
Disadvantages: Not ideal for a large group.

The series of books is 'designed to help the development of literacy skills in children learning to read and spell three and sometimes 4 letter words' or as I call them CVC words. This book is one of 5 books in an excellent series of books called 'Fun ...

neenn 07.12.2006 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Fat Cat - Sue Graves

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

Epic

Advantages: Amazing array of ideas and themes explored
Disadvantages: Absolutely none!

...If anyone asks me for my favourite book, His Dark Materials, always leaps to mind. I first read trilogy about five years ago and it has stuck with me ever since. You may recognise them better as individual titles. The first in the trilogy is Northe ...

MarcoG 09.10.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of His Dark Materials Trilogy - Philip Pullman

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

Amazing Fantasy Trilogy

Advantages: Great plot and characters
Disadvantages: Slow at the beginning

I recently finished the trilogy and I think it's absolutely amazing. I loved the storyline and the characters were creative. The plot in general was slow, for me, in the beginning parts of The Golden Compass but I thought it was a great book. The fact tha ...

Skyleer 16.07.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of His Dark Materials Trilogy - Philip Pullman

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

not your average kids book

Advantages: a fantasy trilogy with something for everyone
Disadvantages: you wont want to put it down

A truly amazing trilogy!! From the start of the northern lights where our heroine Lyra listens in where she shouldn't, to the vast tundra's of the north, and throughout a myriad of other worlds these books immerse the reader so completely its a shock t ...

icclemunchy 02.01.2014 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of His Dark Materials Trilogy - Philip Pullman

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability