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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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Look Touch and Feel with Buster

Advantages: Different textures to experience.
Disadvantages: Would have been nice to make more of a story out of it.

This is one of several books written about Buster a toddler who does the sort of things all young children do. Not so much a story as pages of experiences. In this book we explore textures as we stroke the cat with Buster (a fur lined page), lift the cott ...

pianos 16.09.2000 · Read full review
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Come on - give us a stroke!

Advantages: Great early reader; lots of textures and interaction.
Disadvantages: Not suitable as second hand buy due to uncleanability!

You know you can't resist... in fact I have yet to see anyone, adult or child, who has managed to walk past me -oh! I mean this book- on the shop shelf without reaching out and instinctively giving Henry a stroke! What am I on about? Well: "Stroke Hen ...

ashmead 30.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Stroke Henry! - Rod Campbell

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The Pop Up Jungle - Shhhh ... the animals are fast asleep!

Advantages: Colourful illustrations with pop-ups, tabs to pull and flap to lift
Disadvantages: Only 16 pages

...I am currently going through my bookshelf and reviewing some of my old favourite children’s books. The Pop-Up Jungle, written and illustrated by Scottish author Rod Campbell, is another one of my favourites, which I have fond memories of. Rod Campbell i ...

bluecrystal511 21.01.2013 · Read full review
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A scary baby book!

Advantages: Nice textures to touch and flaps to lift
Disadvantages: Could be too scary for some children; not very durable

Rod Campbell is a very popular author of books for young children. I first came across his books when I took my son to a singing and story session at our local library and Dear Zoo was the book they read to the children. My son sat listening very attent ...

Clayeree 23.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of I'm Not Scary - Rod Campbell

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