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Learning to Count

Advantages: Great educational book for young children
Disadvantages: The number names are written in capitals.

~ Content, Style and Format ~ This is a lovely book for very young children, from as young as 1 upwards. It is a hardcover book with internal pages that arenít quite as thick as a board book but certainly sturdier than usual pages in a book which is g ...

neenn 21.02.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ten Little Ladybirds - Melanie Gerth

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Cool ways to remember stuff!

Advantages: A lovely coffee table book to browse at leisure, or when the need arises.
Disadvantages: None that I can see

THIRTY DAYS HAS SEPTEMBER Cool Ways to Remember Stuff I bought this book for my eight year old daughter last Christmas. I'm one of those awful parents who, along with nice toys and games, aim to provide at least a few educational gifts at spec ...

Elysia2003 07.12.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Thirty Days Has September - Chris Stevens

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It's Grrrrreat!

Advantages: Teaches children about textures and is very durable
Disadvantages: Very short

...Usborne Touchy Feely book of Puppies Itís Grrrrreat! One of the first type of books I started buying my daughter was the touchy feely hardback board books and straight away as a baby, my daughter enjoyed running her little hands over the different text ...

elfbwillow 02.11.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Usborne Big Touchy Feely Book of Puppies (Board Book) - Rachel Wells, Fiona Watt

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The last dance for me

Advantages: new characters
Disadvantages: boring central character, a book about kinesics and not the characters

...Jeffrey Deaver is one of those authors that leaves me feeling ambivalent. For anyone who has read The Bone Collector (and seen the movie starring Denzil Washington) then you know how good he can be with strong characters and superb twist turning plots tha ...

TheWizardsSleeve 19.11.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Sleeping Doll - Jeffery Deaver

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Deaver delivers a disastrous deal for Dance

Advantages: nothing very positive to say about this really apart from a couple of tense opening chapters
Disadvantages: Dance does not live up to her potential and plot feels slow and tired

...Kinesic specialist, Kathryn Dance was first introduced to readers in the Lincoln Rhyme novel, THE COLD MOON so it comes as no surprise then that it was only a matter of time before she starred in her own novel. THE SLEEPING DOLL is this time set in Dance' ...

sparkymarky1973 23.09.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Sleeping Doll - Jeffery Deaver

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