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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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My cat likes to hide in boxes.

Advantages: Good to read
Disadvantages: none

My cat likes to hide in boxes is a picture puffin paperback children's book, by Eve Sutton the author and Lynley Dodd the illustrator and author. This book is suitable for children aged 5 -8 years old. I think a younger child would enjoy listening to th ...

mumsymary 07.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes - Eve Sutton

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Hope's new baby!

Advantages: introduces a baby to a toddler, from toddler perspective
Disadvantages: you may find some concepts awkward to explain

My baby is due in less than 10 weeks time and my daughter is two and a half. One of my concerns is that she will become jealous and attention-seeking when the baby is born and so I want to do all that I can to reduce this tension between her and the new b ...

lorriellah 15.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of My New Baby (All in a Day)

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Preparing number one for a sibling

Advantages: Encourages your child to talk about things so you can preempt any fears or problems
Disadvantages: personal thing - didn't deal with breast feeding.

This book is very useful if you have a toddler and are expecting number two (or beyond). I would recommend using it in the latter stages of pregnancy using Waiting for Baby in the earlier stages. It begins with hospital and then various things that are p ...

felixsam1 12.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of My New Baby (All in a Day)

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I'm too extremely busy

Advantages: develops fine motor skills, engaging story, lovable characters
Disadvantages: none

Despite the motorway birthday cake my elder son’s birthday party was Charlie and Lola themed. I bought loads of “My very busy sticker book” books into the party bags as my son’s friends love stickers too. We had 2 books left which is pretty good as I have ...

D_i_a_n_e 19.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of My Very Busy Sticker Book (Charlie & Lola) - Lauren Child

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