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"Fetch the Engines, Fetch the Engines, Fire! Fire!"

Advantages: Informative, encourages independent learning and research skills
Disadvantages: Missed out some information that I thought was relevant

On 2nd September 1666 a fire started in a bakery at Pudding Lane in London. The fire was to last for four days, destroying four fifths of the city of London, burning down 13,000 houses and 87 churches. Miraculously only six people were killed. The Grea ...

moistbabe 06.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Ways Into History The Great Fire of London - Sally Hewitt

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A Gold Star workbook not just in name.

Advantages: lots of different activities, level difficultly increased nicely, good fun
Disadvantages: At full price it is a little pricey need to get it on offer.

Keeping my boys entertained during the summer holidays is a big task they are so different yet only 18 months apart in age. With only two weeks to go we are nearly there and we have managed to pack a fair few things in which have been good fun. Before t ...

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Review of Gold Stars KS1 Bumper Workbook - Gold Stars

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Reading, science and crafts all in one.

Advantages: Wonderful activities, sure to get any child reading.
Disadvantages: Can not buy refills of the paper in the UK.

...This review contains both my sons opinion and my own. It was originally published on dooyoo but has been updated here. My Review: Klutz book of paper airplanes is a large spiral bound book with instructions to build 10 airplanes, and 40 sheets of wonder ...

Marge3781 18.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Book of Paper Airplanes - Doug Stillinger

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Animal Magic

Advantages: Great introduction to the world of nature, quizzes, trivia, well illustrated
Disadvantages: Bird section could have been just a little shorter with other sections being a little longer

Introduction I purchased this book a few months ago, as I have been teaching my daughter about different animals. I had bought her a couple of toy animal sets and wanted a book that I could use, alongside her animal figures to help improve her learni ...

mikeb2102 17.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of First Animal Encyclopedia - Penelope Arlon

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Gross, disgusting, messy and gooey

Advantages: Very messy ( children love a mess), fun way to learn science.
Disadvantages: Very messy, some ingredients are hard to find.

.... and if those three factors weren't enough to make you buy the book, it is educational as well. 'Crazy Concoctions' is written by Jordan D.. Brown. This is in fact, the only reason I bought this book. I had previously bought his book 'Micro Mania', an ...

Marge3781 30.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Crazy Concoctions - Jordan D. Brown

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