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'Little chef'...Make that plural! :~)

Advantages: A wonderfully enjoyable and educational way to bond with our children and grandchildren :~)
Disadvantages: None whatsoever

~The Product ~ 'That's the way the cookie crumbles'~ This hardback spiral bound cookery book for children is a comprehensive manual with a full 198 pages. Superb for little hands as the dimensions are 20.8 x 19.6 x 3 cm. With inviting pictures on the ...

Deesrev 14.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Complete Kids Cooking - Hinkler Books PTY Ltd

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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 ...

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Review of Collins Gem Latin Dictionary - Gaafar

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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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Comic Relief

Advantages: Educational AND fun, with lots of pretty pictures
Disadvantages: The history is more overview that nitty gritty details

...Who doesn't like a nice comic, eh? There's something so accessible about the lovely picture and text combos, and facts are far from dull when they come via speech bubbles, don't you think? Taking full advantage of this fact, Sally Kindberg and Tracey Turn ...

zoe_page 24.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Comic Strip Big Fat Book of Knowledge - Tracey Turner

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