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Getting off to a good start

Advantages: Some good tasks, good quality
Disadvantages: A bit too intense, age range perhaps not right

I bought this learning guide from Tesco's at the beginning of the summer holidays with the hope that it would help to encourage Hope to do a bit of 'work' at home and to help her for settling into school. During her time at preschool Hope learnt a lot abo ...

lorriellah 03.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Tesco First Time Learning Alphabet - Nina Filipek

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It's 1492 - are you ready to sail the ocean blue?

Advantages: Engaging, detailed illustrations, informative for a short book
Disadvantages: None if you are interested in Columbus

...The Danger Zone series of books seeks to inspire children’s interest in history by getting them to imagine that they are a character in the period portrayed. (Other books in the series include Avoid becoming an Egyptian Pyramid Builder, Avoid being a Med ...

moistbabe 22.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Avoid Sailing with Christopher Columbus! - Fiona Macdonald

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We're Bound for Botany Bay

Advantages: Engaging history book
Disadvantages: Grim subject matter and some unpleasant illustrations

This book is part of the Danger Zone series, which aims to spark children’s interest in history by getting them to imagine that they are a character in the events portrayed. (Other books in the series include Avoid being on the Titanic, Av ...

moistbabe 08.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Avoid Being a Convict Sent to Australia! - Meredith Costain

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Fantastic help for gcse!

Advantages: very clear, very good information
Disadvantages: nothing

this book i a great help for those taking the aga gcse course and i think that every one who studies by it will get a good grade. It has lots of definitions for all your science vocabulary. Every topic that you read about has lots of photos and useful dia ...

Scruffy14 10.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of AQA Science - Ann Fullick

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It was helpful but not as good as past papers

Advantages: It was good for learning all the content in the first place as a classroom companion
Disadvantages: fairly boring layout, not so good for revision

All the information that I needed for my biology GCSE was in here and it was quite useful as a classroom companion but in my opinion it wasn't layed out in a very interesting format which made it quite boring and difficult to learn from. For this reason I ...

anisha.lalli123 31.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of AQA Science - Ann Fullick

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