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Who's that Trip-Trapping over my Bridge?

Advantages: interesting idea for a book
Disadvantages: younger children may have difficulty following 2 stories

The Troll is the latest title to have joined our fairly extensive library of Julia Donaldson books. The "by the author of the GRUFFALO" by-line on the front cover is probably superfluous to many parents, that title being somewhat of a modern children's cl ...

azana 18.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Troll - Julia Donaldson

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The troll

Advantages: fun story and fab illustrations
Disadvantages: none for us

...to take part in a summer holiday scheme going on at our local library called circus stars. I think it is probably a nationwide scheme but the basis of it is that you have to read six books from the library and after each book you get a sm ...

louisechackett 19.09.2011 · Read full review
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great fun and a fantastic read

Advantages: fun book to read and children can get invloved with reading as it has repeated words
Disadvantages: cant find it in a hard back edition

...I pre school nursery nurse it can be hard to find book to keep children interested for the full length of the story. we did not have this problem with this book. this book was easy for the children to follow and after a couple of read the children had ...

Maelea 06.11.2013 · Read full review
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Rats, plague and conquerors . . . couldn't have been much fun!

Advantages: packs in a lot of elements of Middle Age life, child-friendly text
Disadvantages: none really for the age group it's aimed at

Because the illustration of the two ladies in the stereotypical pointy hats looking in horror at an ill-looking peasant is on the left side, my eye has always been drawn towards that side of the cover but actually, behind the wall they are all standing ne ...

KateHurst 03.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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Wahing clothes in Urine ? You taking the pee?

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I've really gotten into the Horrible Histories series lately - ever since picking up my first book from the series at a charity shop- mainly for my daughter, but I had to read it with her, and I got really into them. I've been lucky enough recently to vi ...

Thehonesttruth 03.09.2009 · Read full review
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