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Do You Think You Will Ever Go To The Moon?

Advantages: Straightforward, factual text combined with wonderful illustrations
Disadvantages: Availability could be an issue.

Fiction, Fact Or A Combination? * Please don't take too much notice of the Specific Criteria, as I don't feel they're very relevant in this case.* I’ve had mixed feelings about Usborne Books over the years. At one time the Apple Tree Farm series w ...

Viborg 23.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of On the Moon - Anna Milbourne, Benji Davies

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Our Island Story...History For Kids In Story Form...

Advantages: History in a chronological format, told in story form.
Disadvantages: Slightly old fashioned in its approach, ceases with the Victorian era..

Our Island Story I have always loved history, but feel my knowledge is somewhat lacking at times. Having just made that statement, it has improved since I started working in schools….I think I can safely say I have helped make enough Roman shields ...

LAURALILIA 18.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Our Island Story - H.E. Marshall

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More than just ABC!

Advantages: Clearly set out, huge amount of words and other specifics.
Disadvantages: None.

I have used a host of Children's dictionaries in the classroom, ranging from the most basic picture dictionaries to more advanced ones and I still have my faithful 'bumper' Collins English Dictionary from when I was in secondary education which I suppose ...

neenn 19.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Oxford Children's Dictionary - Robert Allen

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Guess Who Came Too?

Advantages: fun illustrations
Disadvantages: not as well written as I would have expected

Preston Pig is a charming and somewhat lucky character who features in quite a few of Colin McNaughton's picture books. In Oomph!, Preston and his family go to the seaside for their holiday where he makes a new little friend called Max. They have great ...

kingfisher111 30.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Oomph! (Preston Pig) - Colin McNaughton

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Extreme Habitats - Oceans

Advantages: Really informal. Great resource for kids.
Disadvantages: None.

I just got this book from my local Oxfam in a pack with the other three books in the series (which are Mountains, Deserts and Polar Regions - I'll be reviewing them later). This is, so far, the only one of the books I've read. I found it really imfo ...

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Review of Oceans (Extreme Habitats) - Susie Hodge

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