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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 ...

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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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 ...

poet831 16.01.2001 · Read full review
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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 ...

confidence 12.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Victorians - Ann Kramer

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Absolutely brilliant

Advantages: Well written, lots of beautiful illustrations. Great for kids of all ages. A useful tool for supplementing school projects or as part of a home-school theme on ships.
Disadvantages: To do this book justice, you really need the time to examine each page carefully.

Another masterpiece from the winning duo of Stephen Biesty and Richard Platt, and part of the Dorling Kindersley "Cross-Sections" series is "Castle". This book shows the inner workings of a 14th Century English castle, and as always, provides so much inf ...

poet831 12.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Cross Section: Castle - Stephen Biesty

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