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Don't wake the Children

Advantages: Loved by my son
Disadvantages: Not great for relaxing my son

SSSh! By Julie Sykes Sssh! is a festive children’s book which although the title does net give it away the book has a large image of Santa with his fingers on his lips in surrounded by presents which is a bit of a giveaway. The book is written by Ju ...

Wisemind 24.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Shhh! - Julie Sykes

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Spot Loves His Dad by Eric Hill - a story for dads & wee ones

Advantages: instantly recognisable illustrations, a nice story, good for dads to read with their chidlren
Disadvantages: very simple, has no interactive flaps

Spot Loves His Daddy Price: £4.60 (board book) Availability: Amazon Suitable: from birth to three years old Second hand: can also be found second hand on Amazon for 1p plus postage and packaging Author: Eric Hill Illustrator: Eric Hill Published ...

snow_drops 27.09.2016 · Read full review
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Never Say Never!

Advantages: Great rhyming text.
Disadvantages: Not as funny as some of her other books!

■■■ Who is Schnitzel von Krumm ■■■ The name makes me think of a German Baron or the like but in fact Schnitzel von Krum is a dog. I'm no dog expert and I may well have this wrong but he looks a tad like a daschund or ...

neenn 12.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Schnitzel Von Krumm, Dogs Never Climb Trees - Lynley Dodd

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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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