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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 02.02.2011 · 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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A mummy's career!

Advantages: gripping, strong characters, educational
Disadvantages: some words can be difficult for youngers!

I bought this particular book from Swapitshop for a fantastic 800 swapits; a great bargain for a book that arrived in such superb condition! After eagerly awaiting its arrival through the post, I was delighted when I heard the thud of the parcel at the do ...

Amy69 18.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Mummy Dearest! (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) - Mel Odom

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Get those boys reading!

Advantages: Interesting subject, well illustrated
Disadvantages: Some difficult words

I have a thirteen-year-old boy who has been having private tuition with me for just over four years now, and he still struggles with reading passages that are intended for Year 8 pupils. It does help of course to find reading material whose subject matter ...

denella 04.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Motocross (Download) - Frances Ridley

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