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Rats, plague and conquerors . . . couldn't have been much fun!

Advantages: packs in a lot of elements of Middle Age life, child-friendly text
Disadvantages: none really for the age group it's aimed at

Because the illustration of the two ladies in the stereotypical pointy hats looking in horror at an ill-looking peasant is on the left side, my eye has always been drawn towards that side of the cover but actually, behind the wall they are all standing ne ...

KateHurst 03.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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Wahing clothes in Urine ? You taking the pee?

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I've really gotten into the Horrible Histories series lately - ever since picking up my first book from the series at a charity shop- mainly for my daughter, but I had to read it with her, and I got really into them. I've been lucky enough recently to vi ...

Thehonesttruth 03.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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The Measly Middle Ages is Magnificent!

Advantages: is interesting and enjoyable to read from the ages 9 to 90
Disadvantages: you wont be able to put it down!

I have been reading the horrible histories series for many years now and this is has to be one of my favourites. Especially as it helped me through my history course at high school . The book is all factual but with a comedic twist which makes it suit ...

pingu2710 05.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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Showing children the way to learn

Advantages: A useful memory tool
Disadvantages: Main concept is repeated through the book

I first came across this book in the Primary School where I work as a Learning Support Assistant. About the author I am ashamed to say that I had never heard of this chap despite him being the worlds leading author on the brain and learning. Appa ...

gardenguru1 10.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction - Tony Buzan

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Nothing is better than teaching children logical thinking

Advantages: A transformation way for children to use thought and information
Disadvantages: Requires parents to understand the principles of mind maps.

...INTRODUCTION Most adults will be familiar with the concept of Mind Maps. The logical planning of thought processes usually considering various pathways or outcomes. For children, this is a practical and significant skill to use in planning or decision ...

Nothing-But-The-Truth 09.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction - Tony Buzan

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