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"Fetch the Engines, Fetch the Engines, Fire! Fire!"

Advantages: Informative, encourages independent learning and research skills
Disadvantages: Missed out some information that I thought was relevant

On 2nd September 1666 a fire started in a bakery at Pudding Lane in London. The fire was to last for four days, destroying four fifths of the city of London, burning down 13,000 houses and 87 churches. Miraculously only six people were killed. The Grea ...

moistbabe 06.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Ways Into History The Great Fire of London - Sally Hewitt

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A wonderful book

Advantages: lots of information, divided into themes, useful homework tool or project resource, excellent for filling in information after trips to museums etc
Disadvantages: Younger ones will need parental help

Dorling Kindersley are one of the world's best publishers of non-fiction books for children. At one time, I used to sell them to parents and playgroups, but sadly they stopped that area of their business. However, that does not mean that I stopped lovin ...

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Review of The Victorians - Ann Kramer

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THE VICTORIANS

Advantages: mainly we gain knowledge
Disadvantages: it is difficult to understand

the book was good each and evey one should read books, one proson will get knowledge pnly thorugh reading this books leads you to get knowledge and improve english, the book was good each and evey one should read books, one proson will get knowledge pnl ...

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Review of The Victorians - Ann Kramer

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Review of See Inside Castles (Osborne Flap Books) - Katie Daynes, David Hancock

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