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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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Economics A-level, in black and white... and red.

Advantages: Very comprehensive.
Disadvantages: Can be slightly daunting/boring.

...The title isn't meant to be ironic. This is a textbook for economics a-level, covering both AS and A2 syllabus. The first impressions are apparently important to some people. This isn't the prettiest book in the world. The whole book is printed in blac ...

segyeshin 28.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of A Level Economics Student Book - Alain Anderton

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Arry and Bert the mischievious Diesels

Advantages: Great fun book for Thomas Fans
Disadvantages: None

'Arry and Bert is a fun short book in the my Thomas Story Library. It is number 31 in the collection. The cover of the book has a picture of both 'Arry and Bert and above this there is a yellow banner with the title in red lettering. The back cover of the ...

sewbizzie 23.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Arry and Bert (My Thomas Story Library) - W Awdry

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Two Very Naughty Diesels

Advantages: nice to have as part of collection
Disadvantages: not the best characters

Good old Thomas the Tank Engine is traditionally the character of choice for autistic children so, true to form, our autistic three year old, Tom, fell in love with Thomas and all his friends about two years ago and hasn't stopped adoring them since. We h ...

princesslaura 18.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Arry and Bert (My Thomas Story Library) - W Awdry

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Watch out for the Iceberg!"

Advantages: A good introduction to the topic
Disadvantages: The illustrations might not be to everyone's tastes

The Danger Zone series of books aims to make history engaging and meaningful to primary school children. I think these books are suitable for children of around age 7 and upwards. What is unusual about these books is that they make the reader imagine th ...

moistbabe 18.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Avoid Sailing on the "Titanic"! - David Antram

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