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I Want That Enormous Turnip For My Tea!

Advantages: Easy to read
Disadvantages: None

...was a baby, I began to read books to him and when he started to talk, I shared books with him. We talked about the pictures and read the words in a fun and easy way. To be honest, he had a solid foundation for pre-reading skills and as a ...

Mistee-Dreamz 11.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Enormous Turnip (Ladybird Read It Yourself Level 1) - Stephen Holmes

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Pucker Up!

Advantages: Plot, characters
Disadvantages: Slow at times

Kiss by Jacqueline Wilson "Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten meals with each other's families, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend...and deep down, Sylvie has always believed t ...

fashionista27 19.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Kiss - Jacqueline Wilson

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'GINGER, MERRYLEGS, CAPTAIN & ME' by BLACK BEAUTY . . .

Advantages: Rich story, full of incidents and morals
Disadvantages: Not much about the other characters.

When I was younger I loved reading books and used to read as many books as I could, but these days I don’t classify myself as a heavy reader anymore. To be honest with you I am a very light and occasional reader these days . . . and I have work and the i ...

karimkha 18.07.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Black Beauty (Abridged) - Anna Sewell

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The evening sings in a voice of amber...

Advantages: Sweeping settings, huge cast all play their parts, Mrs Coulter is more fascinating than ever
Disadvantages: Just very occasionally a little editing down of the "prepared speeches" might have helped

... ...the dawn is surely coming The Amber Spyglass is the third and final volume of Philip Pullman's remarkable His Dark Materials trilogy. For me this book marks a return to form after the merely excellent middle volume, The Subtle Knife, and a ...

davidbuttery 10.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman

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The Amber Spyglass - Amazing and satisfying end to the trilogy

Advantages: Great all round story and an easily recommendable read for children and adults alike.
Disadvantages: Perhaps a bit heavy on the anti-religious themes.

The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman is a fantastic fantasy novel on its own, and a great end to the His Dark Material trilogy - a feat that's quite extraordinary given the brilliance of its predecessors. The story continues directly after the cliffhang ...

Bong-Bong 13.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman

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