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A Zombie YA story with a twist

Advantages: brilliant story, suitably scary, brilliant read for halloween
Disadvantages: hard to relate to characters, saw the twist a mile off

When the Zombies attack Ireland, the UK is on high alert. B and her family don’t know how to take it, but Ireland is miles away from London, they should be safe right? B’s father is a handful, a drunken, racist bully and he is getting worse, often taking ...

Raimy_Readaraptor 29.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Zom-B - Darren Shan

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Zagazoo - a brilliant book, especially for boys/parents of boys

Advantages: Quirky, warm, funny and surprisingly deep!
Disadvantages: A big (albeit light) book, so little babies will need you to hold it for them

The image that Ciao is choosing to illustrate this book is completely wrong - it's actually an A4-sized book with a white background and a typical wild Quentin Blake illustration on the front of a couple opening a brightly-coloured parcel to find a baby i ...

Bitchqueenofneworleans 08.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Zagazoo - Quentin Blake

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Zebra goes camping in the jungle!

Advantages: Great fun and bright book for children
Disadvantages: None

Zigby camps out is a lovely bright paperback book which I bought for my boys. The cover of the book is very appealing, it is bright yellow with green and orange leaves around the edge and it has a picture of Zigby with 2 friends. The title is in big black ...

sewbizzie 13.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Zigby Camps Out - Brian Paterson

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24 hours to save the world...And walk the dog.

Advantages: Children MAY like it
Disadvantages: Children MAY hate it

What to say about this book? Well I'll start off with the fact that this is the first book in a series called "Zac Power" by H.I. Larry. This first book is titled "Poison Island". Now personally it did not draw me into the book and I would NEVER EVER read ...

Jonni_boi 17.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Zac Power: Poison Island - H.I. Larry

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A very different version of Snow White..

Advantages: likeable characters, and original retelling
Disadvantages: not much character development besides Zelah's

I really loved Zelah Green by Vanessa Curtis. I was told beforehand that it's a very loose retelling of Snow White, but if I hadn't known that, it probably wouldn't have been obvious to me while reading it as there is so much that is different. And I do l ...

clovery 25.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Zelah Green Queen of Clean - Vanessa Curtis

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