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Educational and fun - a castle book to keep

Advantages: Educational, funny, fantastic detailed pictures
Disadvantages: None

Usborne books have been something my son’s have been familiar with from a very early age with their first books been the Usborne touch and feel book so they have become accustom to their quality. My eldest son who is five years old now loves factual b ...

claireylulu 23.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of See Inside Castles (Osborne Flap Books) - Katie Daynes, David Hancock

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Enjoyment of Castles

Advantages: Bright, Colourful, Entertaining, Educational
Disadvantages: Having to read it over and over again

If like me you spent your childhood being dragged around the many castles of our great shores by your parents and are now downing the same thing with your children, then this book for you children is a must have. It is another one of Usborne great flap b ...

hammd1974 20.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of See Inside Castles (Osborne Flap Books) - Katie Daynes, David Hancock

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I wish you a HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS.

Advantages: Full of all the christmassy facts you would ever want to know.
Disadvantages: The cover has changed, so don't look for a yellow one.

...Horrible Histories Horrible Christmas by Terry Deary The Horrible Histories series of books were first published in 1993, with the aim of teaching children history by keeping them engaged by their love of all things unpleasant and gory. Deary’ ...

Elysia2003 19.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Horrible Christmas - Terry Deary

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Which Witch is Which?

Advantages: Lots of fascinating facts
Disadvantages: Dark, disturbing content even for a Horrible History

...We are all used to the depictions of witches in storybooks and films but with the help of this Horrible Histories handbook, you can separate the facts from the fiction and discover the true stories behind the pointy hat and broomstick stereotypes. Horrib ...

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Review of Witches (Horrible Histories Handbooks) - Terry Deary

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Horrible Histories in full colour

Advantages: Makes children want to read, makes history fun.
Disadvantages: Gruesome subject which shows the inhumanity of man.

I love Horrible Histories. They make history fun. Not that history isn't fun, I love history in general too, but I despised it in school. A lot of work must have gone into turning a subject that is by nature quite interesting as a collection of stories ab ...

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Review of Witches (Horrible Histories Handbooks) - Terry Deary

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