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A moral tale for Christmas

Advantages: Has a serious message but presents it in an amusing, enjoyable way
Disadvantages: not everyone likes the Zany Dr Seuss style

Published in 1957, this is the story of a mythical creature called the Grinch. From the charming illustrations, which appear on each page, the Grinch looks to me like a cross between a giant bird, a cat and a reptile, with a rather human-looking face. D ...

moistbabe 04.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss

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How the Grinch stole christmas - or did he ?

Advantages: A wonderful story that encourages learning
Disadvantages: none

How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr.Seuss This book is part of the Dr Seuss ‘The Classic Collection’ that HarperCollins Children’s Books published in 1997. ~~~ Who is Dr Seuss? ~~~ For those who haven’t heard of this wonderful author a quick b ...

pixie65 04.11.2009 · Read full review
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The Curse Of The Lemony Blyton

Advantages: Clear, precise writing, lots of educational and amusing asides.
Disadvantages: Horrendously mercenary, hopelessly derivative.

Violet, Klaus and their baby sister, Sunny Baudelaire are three very unlucky, very sad children. Their beloved parents have recently perished in a fire at their home. Not only have they lost their mother and father, but they have also lost all their pos ...

jillmurphy 17.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Bad Beginning - Lemony Snicket

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The Beginning Starts Here

Advantages: Dark tone creates interest / Narrative is original / Play on words is imaginative
Disadvantages: incest theme may raise eyebrows / A little short and sometimes rushed

Book Info: Name: The Bad Beginning Author: Daniel Handler (AKA Lemony Snicket) Released: September 1999 Series: Book one in 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Awards: Nevada Young Readers Award, Colorado Children' ...

dan_pentagram 31.01.2009 · Read full review
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The Good Beginning of a Great series

Advantages: Good plot and twists, easy to read
Disadvantages: It's not a happy book

...Lemony Snicket (pseudonym of Daniel Handler) writes the dark comic children's books A Series of Unfortunate Events. After reading the back of the first book in this series I was intrigued and wanted to find out more. The back of the book is written as ...

bluejules 04.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Bad Beginning - Lemony Snicket

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