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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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The Measly Middle Ages is Magnificent!

Advantages: is interesting and enjoyable to read from the ages 9 to 90
Disadvantages: you wont be able to put it down!

I have been reading the horrible histories series for many years now and this is has to be one of my favourites. Especially as it helped me through my history course at high school . The book is all factual but with a comedic twist which makes it suit ...

pingu2710 05.09.2009 · Read full review
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Curing Granny's moozles.

Advantages: lovely story, funny in parts, lovely illustrations, my nephews loved it
Disadvantages: nothing I can think of

= = = = = = = = = About the Book = = = = = = = = = I am reviewing a book called ‘Jack and the FlumFlum Tree’, which is a book by Julia Donaldson. Julia Donaldson is a British write, playwright and performer. She is best known for her popular rhyming sto ...

kiss_me2070 31.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Jack and the Flumflum Tree - Julia Donaldson

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'don't get your knickers in a twist....'

Advantages: entertaining, fun book, well written and illustrated
Disadvantages: your children may say 'knickers' a lot.

Although my daughter's bedroom is practically overflowing with Julia Donaldson books, it seems there is always room for one more...! I periodically scan online to see if any new books have come out, or if there are any I have missed, and I am amazed how m ...

FloridaDino 23.05.2013 · Read full review
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