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Don't sit down wind of smelly Peter.

Advantages: lots of fun, lovely pictures and rhyming text
Disadvantages: don't read if you don't like toilet humour.

Looking at the cover of this book, I initially knew it would appeal to my two boys. It features a little boy with green skin and wearing a crown, with a large flatulence gas cloud surrounding him. I'm not sure if the appeal would stretch to a little girl ...

cha97michelle 08.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Smelly Peter - Steve Smallman

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A cat called Splat.

Advantages: Reassuring for children, depth to story, humour
Disadvantages: Will consolidate core vocabulary.

Going to school or nursery for the first time is one of those events which looms improbably large in the minds of both children and parents. For little people used to hanging out with a relatively small group of people, the thought of spending a whole ...

tallulahbang 19.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Splat the Cat - Rob Scotton

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Cats chase mice - or do they?

Advantages: Full of humour
Disadvantages: Story not wildly exciting

Splat the Cat wakes up early on his first day at Cat School. He is worried about starting school and makes all sorts of excuses for not going: he's having a bad hair day, or the gate won't let go of his fingers. Mum, however, has an answer for everything, ...

denella 29.11.2009 · Read full review
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Splat the Cat!

Advantages: great for children, simple story about starting school
Disadvantages: none

Splat the Cat is not a book I had heard of before but my son and I were shopping in WH Smiths one day and they had a 3 for 2 offer on children’s books. I am a great fan of books and think a child should have lots so we decided to purchase some. My son c ...

louisechackett 30.07.2010 · Read full review
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Splat's Tail Wiggled Wildly with Worry...

Advantages: Funny story; large cartoonish pictures; helps kids tackle fear of going to school
Disadvantages: Text is pretty short so the reading will be finished quicker than other books of similar length

Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton Publisher: Harper Collins RRP: £5.99 Story Pages: 29 Time to Read: ~5 mins Size: 26cm wide x 26.5 cm tall Plot: Splat is worried about his first day a ...

tchexxum 16.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Splat the Cat - Rob Scotton

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