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Double stick man fun.

Advantages: Great story and 6 jigsaws all in one so double the fun
Disadvantages: pieces hard to line up in the indent in the page so need adult help really

I first came across the idea of a jigsaw book when I saw my nephew had some last year. My children were both intrigued by the idea of being able to read a story and do a jigsaw at the same time. Double the entertainment value. When I saw this particular j ...

cha97michelle 13.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Stick Man Jigsaw Book - Julia Donaldson

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Another 5 star children's book

Advantages: Bright, fun and interesting
Disadvantages: None

The book One thing that I can do to get my five children to pay attention is sit down and look comfy, or pick up a story book. Recently Amazon has had a huge number of books reduced to just a few pounds, so we have made lots of new additions to our ...

xmum2fourx 01.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Singing Mermaid - Julia Donaldson

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Crab Blob and Brush are friends...

Advantages: Great pictures and rhyming text
Disadvantages: none

Another book by one of my favourite "at the moment" authors. I actually bought this because I was doing some work on homes and friendships, and it seemed to encapsulate the two, and then soon after that my topic in the classroom was seasides, so this h ...

danielalong 14.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Sharing A Shell - Julia Donaldson

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Learning That Sharing Is Fun

Advantages: Teaches children to share
Disadvantages: This version is a limited edition

***World Book Day*** World Book Day celebrated its 10th year anniversary on the 1st March this year. As with a lot of schools around this time of year, my son's nursery class were handed out vouchers worth £1 for any purchase of a child's book worth £2 ...

belfin 05.03.2007 · Read full review
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Heard the one about Crab, Anenome and Bristleworm?

Advantages: wonderfully illustrated, attention grabbing
Disadvantages: none

I always loved books as a child, and could never get enough of them. I regularly read books with my daughter, but as she is only 15 months she doesn't always sit still long enough to get to the end! However, I found Julia Donaldson's "Sharing A Shell" m ...

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