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Wilson tries 'gothic' but loses the element of surprise

Advantages: realistic, mildly enjoyable
Disadvantages: predictable, dramatic event too sudden and unresolved

This is the first Jacqueline Wilson book I have tried reading (as part of shadowing the ‘Berkshire Book Award’ and I have to admit that it was better than I’d anticipated. Wilson is famous for writing amazingly popular stories for young children, around 1 ...

brokenangelkisses 28.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of My Sister Jodie - Jacqueline Wilson

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My Sister Jodie - saddening from my point of view.

Advantages: It sends you a message to say to appreciate life, especially with siblings like Pearl and Jodie.
Disadvantages: People are used to Jacqueline Wilson's books having a happy ending, so they may dislike the book.

In my opinion, I feel as if the book "My Sister Jodie" is a different emotional feeling from other age groups. For example, I am 14, and a younger sister, with a 17 year old older sister, so it's the same age gap. I really think that this book lets of ...

madperson876 20.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of My Sister Jodie - Jacqueline Wilson

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Good read

Advantages: For all the family to read
Disadvantages: NA

A young girl called Pearl is a small person for her age, she has no body structure to her and she is shy and quiet and to herself,she likes to keep herself occupied by making up stories.she has an older sister called Jodie and she is everything that Pearl ...

Mazzy3 22.02.2009 · Read full review
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It's Christmas!!!!

Advantages: Lovely pictures with different textures to explore.
Disadvantages: Very Christmas specific

That's Not My Santa, was a book that (almost) nine month old Freddy received as a stocking filler, and the book that we shared before bedtime on Christmas Day. Freddy already had quite a number of the 'That's not my..." range of books, but I thought it wo ...

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Review of That's Not My Santa - Fiona Watt Rachel Wells

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Touch and feel

Advantages: Good sensory book
Disadvantages: none

Thats not my Santa It's that time of the year when we start to get out all of the Christmas books. **The Book...** This is one of a series from Usborne, focus on touch and different types of surfaces so it's very tactile. We have used some of the ...

danielalong 07.12.2008 · Read full review
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