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A s-l-o-w read!

Advantages: Simple read, bright illustrations, board format
Disadvantages: A little pricey if bought at full price

We had an appointment with the Health Visitor this week and during her assessment of my little boy one of the things she mentioned was the importance of reading to him. Although we had been doing so ever since his arrival, we were pleased when she handed ...

hanmillie 29.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Slow Snail - Mary Murphy

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Searching For Mr Men

Advantages: fun, engaging, right difficulty level
Disadvantages: none for us

My three year old son loves the Mr Men so, when I was looking for stocking fillers at Christmas, I was looking for different Mr Men books for him. I saw this one on Amazon and thought that the search and find aspect would really appeal to him as he loves ...

kat123456 23.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Mr. Men Search and Find - Roger Hargreaves

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Trial by Fire - Book Review

Advantages: great read - really makes you think
Disadvantages: none

I’m a huge fan of Josephine Angelini and I found this book was exactly the gripping kind of read that I have come to expect from this author. Starting out in the real world, the story follows Lily, a 16year old girl who has never had the luxury of good h ...

dragon747 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Trial By Fire - Josephine Angelini

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Nobody's Princess - Book Review

Advantages: Great read from a whole new perspective
Disadvantages: none

This is the second book I have read by this author and I have to say, Esther M. Friesner is fast becoming one of my favorites. Weaving together a tale of history and fantasy, this book tells the story of a Young Helen of Troy – before she launched the tho ...

dragon747 10.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Nobody's Princess - Esther Friesner

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So Awful, Kids will love it

Advantages: great characters, interesting plot, kids love his writing.
Disadvantages: bit silly at times but that is why kids do love it.

We became familiar with the works of David Walliams from seeing the televised versions of some of the books over the past few years shown on the BBC over Christmas time. When I first heard Walliams had written some childrens books, I was a bit reluctant t ...

cha97michelle 03.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Awful Auntie - David Walliams

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