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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 donít know how to take it, but Ireland is miles away from London, they should be safe right? Bís 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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A different take on zombie fiction

Advantages: Different, unique
Disadvantages: Some of the characters

About the book Zombies Donít Cry is the first book in the Living Dead Love Story series by Rusty Fischer. The book was released on 1st October by Electric Monkey and it is 337 pages long. Synopsis (Taken from Goodreads.com) Maddy Swift is j ...

linzee_loulabelle 24.11.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Zombies Don't Cry - Rusty Fischer

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Go to the zoo to see the doo-doo!

Advantages: Fun, engaging, good way to introduce potty training
Disadvantages: None

Zoo Poo is a book written by Richard Morgan and published by Red Fox books. This book is a toilet training book, but I didnít pick it up for that reason, the picture of the little boy on the front made it look appealing to me. It is essentially about a l ...

cornishchic 03.12.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Zoo Poo - Richard Lyon Morgan

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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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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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