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Getting off to a good start

Advantages: Some good tasks, good quality
Disadvantages: A bit too intense, age range perhaps not right

I bought this learning guide from Tesco's at the beginning of the summer holidays with the hope that it would help to encourage Hope to do a bit of 'work' at home and to help her for settling into school. During her time at preschool Hope learnt a lot abo ...

lorriellah 03.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Tesco First Time Learning Alphabet - Nina Filipek

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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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The Ink Continues to Flow...

Advantages: An interesting and exciting story
Disadvantages: Some minor grammar problems

Ink Spell– Cornelia Funke Having just read ‘Inkheart’ by Cornelia Funke, (To see review on the first book of the series, please see my ‘Inkheart’ book review), I was eager to continue the story and so set off to buy both ‘Ink Spell’ and the final book o ...

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Review of Inkspell - Cornelia Funke

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A Spell-binding Sequel to "Inkheart"

Advantages: Spellbinding, amazing storyline, extraordinary use of sensory imagery, riveting
Disadvantages: Children under 10 (the recommended reading age) may have trouble understanding the language

My Opinion Cornelia Funke is my absolute favourite author of all time. Inkheart, her first novel in this trilogy is, in my opinion, the best book that she's written so far - although "Inkspell" really isn't far off that at all. In fact, the only re ...

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Review of Inkspell - Cornelia Funke

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