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Animals Galore!

Advantages: A good interactive book for young children.
Disadvantages: No major ones.

- The book / The style and Format - The ‘bumph’ on the back of this book states: ‘Sturdy card pages and flaps’ – This is very thin card, as for me the use of the word ‘sturdy’ suggests a board book thickness which it certainly isn’t. ‘Easy to read ...

neenn 14.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Lift-the-flap Animal Book - Rod Campbell

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Someone knows what you want for Christmas

Advantages: Bold illustrations with short sentences keeps reader engaged
Disadvantages: Absolutely none!

During the Christmas season, I popped into the library today with the intention of getting a book to entertain my 2 year old niece. This one seemed to jump out at me, and having had a quick look, it looked as though it would be ideal. Rod Campbell has ...

doncasteryb 07.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Dear Santa - Rod Campbell

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What's Under Santa's Flaps?

Advantages: Kids love flaps
Disadvantages: It's a bit seasonal

...Rod Campbell is well known for his Dear Zoo best seller from many years ago. He loves to write and design books that give a child more to do than just look at the pictures. In this book he uses flaps again and this is something that ...

belfin 19.01.2007 · Read full review
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I wrote to the zoo... (repeat x 100)

Advantages: Simple story, lovely illustrations, fun for toddlers
Disadvantages: Slightly repetitive when reading multiple times

Dear Zoo has been a favourite in this house for a few years now. My son had the classic hardback version of the book, with its simple story and flaps to lift which we always enjoyed reading together. My daughter was given the Dear Zoo Noisy Book last year ...

Brownie_Queen 28.01.2013 · Read full review
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So Lions Do Have Big Cat Flaps

Advantages: Pretty much anything my children say.
Disadvantages: Pretty much anything I say!

Conor and Kieran are bigger now, and we don't read picture books so much any more. Sigh. Cue nostalgia. I love picture books, I think I'll have to find someone with a toddler that I can steal for an hour or two every once in a while so I've an excuse ...

jillmurphy 19.06.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Dear Zoo - Rod Campbell

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