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Stomping Around In A Storm

Advantages: Great to read out loud
Disadvantages: none

Unfortunately Ciao has put the totally wrong picture to go with this title at the top so I have added one myself. ***Background*** Colin and Jacqui Hawkins share the responsibility or writing and illustrating this rhyming book and this is a partners ...

belfin 08.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Dance of the Dinosaurs - Colin Hawkins, Jacqui Hawkins

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Dogger, my all-time favourite picture book

Advantages: Powerful, moving story, delightful illustrations
Disadvantages: Makes me cry sometimes

If I had to choose just one children’s picture book to keep, from all those I have ever come across, I would have no hesitation in selecting Dogger by Shirley Hughes. It’s one I first came across when my sons were small, and when our paperback version f ...

Kukana 01.12.2012 · Read full review
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Anyone Seen a Lost Dog?

Advantages: great childrens book
Disadvantages: slightly dated illistrations

Dogger by Shirley Hughes After another recent trip to the library I found this book that look ever so familiar to me. I didn't think to much about it at the time but when I got home and began to read it to Jack I realised that this was one of the ...

newby2 05.11.2007 · Read full review
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Woof

Advantages: Sweet story, amazing pictures
Disadvantages: It's sad!

My mother likes to tell a story about reading Puss In Boots to me as a child. In it, there’s a part that goes something along the lines of “and he had no mummy and no daddy to look after him”. It was probably on the 500th reading of the ...

zoe_page 16.07.2003 · Read full review
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How much is that Dogger on the toy stall

Advantages: Classic children's book, lovely illustrations
Disadvantages: A little bit sad, perhaps a bit sentimental

I’ve read many lovely reviews of children’s books on Ciao and ‘the other place’, and this is a stroll down memory lane for me, writing about one of my favourite childrens’ authors and illustrators – and for anyone who r ...

Nozilla 11.12.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Dogger - Shirley Hughes

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