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Two Firemen and a Station Officer save a Cat!!

Advantages: Fireman Sam fiction for a Pound
Disadvantages: Not a very engaging plot - well for adults anyway!

Little Man has just started to get back into having a book read to him, having gone through a stage of not be being able to sit still and concentrate on anything for more than 30 seconds. From my previous reviews you can see that Pontypandy's favourite fi ...

Lbird99 24.04.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Fireman Sam:To the rescue!

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Fireman Sam To The Rescue

Advantages: a bright board book featuring everyone's favourite fireman
Disadvantages: not very well written

Fireman Sam has been a favourite in our household for many years, I canít say that I am a huge fan of the new Fireman Sam, Iím an old fashioned girl at heart, but I suppose itís what the kids like that matters! This book is based on one of the stories fr ...

princesslaura 22.05.2009 ∑ Read full review
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First letters wipe clean book full of dots

Advantages: Last two pages feature the alphabet to follow, bright colours, wipes clean
Disadvantages: Letters aren't in alphabetical order

My three year old daughter has been 'writing' over my dots for a couple of months now and has just learnt to write her name without having to write over my dots. As she likes me making dotty words quite often I thought I'd look around for books that might ...

cornishchic 04.06.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Usborne Wipe Clean First Letters - Felicity Brooks

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Animal Magic

Advantages: Great introduction to the world of nature, quizzes, trivia, well illustrated
Disadvantages: Bird section could have been just a little shorter with other sections being a little longer

Introduction I purchased this book a few months ago, as I have been teaching my daughter about different animals. I had bought her a couple of toy animal sets and wanted a book that I could use, alongside her animal figures to help improve her learni ...

mikeb2102 17.01.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of First Animal Encyclopedia - Penelope Arlon

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Father Christmas needs a wee!

Advantages: Funny for a child, encourages counting
Disadvantages: Not very challenging for more confident young readers?

Father Christmas was a book that my son received as a gift off one of my friends this Christmas just past. It is written by Nicholas Allan and is published by Red Fox books. The book was first published in 2009 and so it is relatively new although I h ...

louisechackett 16.03.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Father Christmas Needs a Wee - Nicholas Allan

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