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A Crafty Little Thing!

Advantages: Acheivable Craft Ideas
Disadvantages: Too short!

This is one of quite a number of craft-based books for children by Jane Bull. - Contents- The book is made up of 46 pages, yet only 8 main craft / arty activities: ~ woolly webs ~ cross-stitch ~ Pirate Pete and the gang. A simple sewing act ...

neenn 18.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Crafty: Crafty Things To Make And Do - Jane Bull

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Easy learning, for her anyway!

Advantages: Sets sums for my much cleverer daughter!
Disadvantages: None.

Well thank goodness the half term holiday is over, well until the easter break anyway! I am truly sick and tired of writing out reams of sums and doing spelling tests for my daughter. I know I shouldn't complain but I am not academic myself, so encour ...

sarahbarrow 24.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Easy Learning Handwriting Practice

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The Only Novel with Wedgie Power!!

Advantages: Fun, funny, great drawings, good gimics
Disadvantages: Americal terms and spelling could confuse, but not very much!

~~~Enter the World of Captain Underpants~~~ This is the 6th 'epic novel' in the Captain Underpants series from author and illustrator, Dav Pilkey. if you are not familiar with the series, then firstly YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE BEEN MISSING, and second ...

sonic020 18.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets Pt.1 (Captain Underpants) - Dav Pilkey

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Absolutely brilliant

Advantages: Well written, lots of beautiful illustrations. Great for kids of all ages. A useful tool for supplementing school projects or as part of a home-school theme on ships.
Disadvantages: To do this book justice, you really need the time to examine each page carefully.

Another masterpiece from the winning duo of Stephen Biesty and Richard Platt, and part of the Dorling Kindersley "Cross-Sections" series is "Castle". This book shows the inner workings of a 14th Century English castle, and as always, provides so much inf ...

poet831 12.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Cross Section: Castle - Stephen Biesty

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Hic verborum theasaurus bonus est!

Advantages: Good range of vocabulary, useful grammar supplements, easy to search for words
Disadvantages: The design makes it a bit harder to use

Back when I started secondary school my mom thought it a good idea to buy me and my sister dictionaries for each language subject we took (our school is a specialized language college before you think I went to an international one!). These languages were ...

Anti_W 30.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Gem Latin Dictionary - Gaafar

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