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Great for kids but adults will probably learn something too!

Advantages: lots of information, easy to read, includes links for further research
Disadvantages: a little expensive

Introduction I've been into reading pretty much since I was old enough to do it. Although my main interests were dog stories, my family were eager to get me reading knowledge offering books to give me a kick start in education. Every Christmas I coul ...

JaydonNolan 28.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Children's Encyclopedia (Usborne Encyclopaedias)

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Hey - What's cooking?

Advantages: Great recipes for kids
Disadvantages: none

Both my daughters love cooking (especially making cakes) although somehow I seem to end up doing most of the hard work while they wait impatiently to lick the bowl! They also seem to be acquiring quite a collection of cookery books which has just been add ...

kingfisher111 08.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Children's Book of Baking (Usborne First Cookbooks) - Fiona Patchett

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Hey! What's Cooking?

Advantages: inspiring, easy to follow recipes
Disadvantages: none

Both my daughters love cooking (especially making cakes) although somehow I seem to end up doing most of the hard work while they wait impatiently to lick the bowl! They also seem to be acquiring quite a collection of cookery books which has just been ad ...

kingfisher111 21.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Children's Book of Baking (Usborne First Cookbooks) - Fiona Patchett

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Take a Trip Round the World

Advantages: Great pictures
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...OVERVIEW This is a delightful look at children from around the world. The writers of this book spent two years meeting and photographing youngsters from more than 140 countries, covering every continent. The book is split into continents, enabling us ...

BecksterMas 15.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Children Just Like Me - Anabel Kindersley

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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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