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Disney's Peter Pan

Advantages: Classic story, nice book
Disadvantages: None

...favourite quotes from the author of Peter Pan goes as such, "Young boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older and before you know it, they're grown." J.M.Barrie. I have a little boy and one of our favourite books to rea ...

muffin11 21.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Peter Pan - Walt Disney

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Is it really hurtling towards us? Can nothing stop it?

Advantages: Great combination of the factual and fictional, enjoyable writing style
Disadvantages: Strange characterisation at the very start

Asteroid is a curious short story, written by Malcolm Rose and presented as one fo the short stories in the Shades collection. As with other Shades shorts, it tackles a factual element by providing a fictional tale to go over it, thus being educational an ...

pmcds 23.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Asteroid - Malcolm Rose

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Annoying book

Advantages: Good subject exploration
Disadvantages: Annoying Main Character, Other characters notr explored enough, bad ending.

The subject matter of this book is a broad and thought provoking one. We start of with a 15 year old boy called Dominic who has an unhappy family life and is trying to please his father but to no avail. He goes on to dicover his origins and the truth abo ...

vivo456 19.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Unique - Alison Allen-Gray

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I Dont Care If Theres A Big Brown Bear !

Advantages: Easy read rhyme great illustrations
Disadvantages: none

...Julia Donaldson is probably most well known for her brilliant book The Gruffalo, which I have enjoyed reading to my little nephew several times, and I know I will several more times. When I read about her bringing out a new book called Cave Baby, I kne ...

robjak 09.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Cave Baby - Julia Donaldson

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Bullying, Greece and murder

Advantages: Well written YA with an interesting story-line and characters
Disadvantages: Aspects of bullying and going off with strangers risk-taking

...This is another YA book review, but boys don't be put off by the pink cover! It isn't especially girly at all. In fact with the bullying and the murder investigation, I'd say this one would appeal to both young girls and boys. I thought The Killer's Dau ...

clovery 16.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Killer's Daughter - Vivian Oldaker

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