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A Journey to the River Sea well worth taking

Advantages: Magical, exotic, thrilling storytelling
Disadvantages: None for me!

...I first came across Eva Ibbotson at the age of four, when I had an audio tape of a wonderful story called the Secret of Platform 13. I was delighted, then, when nearly ten years later Journey to the River Sea cropped up in the Carnegie Medal reading list ...

silverbird55 25.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Journey to the River Sea - Eva Ibbotson

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Keep all Judy's books together on your shelf!

Advantages: Easy for girls to relate to and a great book for young and old alike
Disadvantages: Slighlty dated now

I have read many, many books over the years and from being young I can remember I always had a book on the go. Of course when I was younger I loved many of the well known children and young adult authors such as Roald Dahl, Enid Blyton and also the Point ...

frankiecesca 01.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Just as Long as We're Together - Judy Blume

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What An Old Croc!!

Advantages: Pop-ups and moving parts.
Disadvantages: The moving parts can be damaged by eager little hands!

This book is aimed at pre-school children. -Style, Format and Illustrations - The book has thicker than usual pages but not quite as sturdy as a board book. The pages are very brightly coloured with pink, blue, yellow, purple and red backgrounds. ...

neenn 26.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Just Like Mr Croc! - Jo Lodge

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Fun and frolics under the sea!

Advantages: Fun book for young children
Disadvantages: none

In a previous review I mentioned that I was lucky enough to attend a presentation by the children's writer and poet Tony Mitton and to meet him afterwards. I couldn't resist buying a couple of books of his which he signed and dedicated for each of my two ...

kingfisher111 13.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Jolly Olly Octopus - Guy Parker-Rees

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