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See what you can see under the sea

Advantages: Very detailed, great info
Disadvantages: none

My son received this book for his first birthday. At the moment he is way too young for it and I don't say that too often about books as I think its never too young to start reading or looking at books but this one is definitely more suited for a child wh ...

muffin11 27.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of See Under the Sea - Kate Daynes

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Olympic fact finding

Advantages: Lots of information and entertaining facts
Disadvantages: Not a lot for us

The story of the Olympics We were recently in London and due to go on a tour of the Olympic Village so thought it a good idea to get Little Miss and ourselves up to scratch with Olympic facts. We didn’t want a “dry” book which would leave her disintere ...

danielalong 11.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Story of the Olympics - Richard Brassey

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From Pterosaurs to space planes - The history of flight

Advantages: Plenty to touch, feel and do.
Disadvantages: May be too technical for very young children.

...was another one of my impulse buys, I believe it was about £ 7 for a copy as new, with the sticker sheet intact and no signs of use. Unfortunately, the book is not available new directly from Amazon at the moment. New copies are quite dear at £ 12 ...

Marge3781 23.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Story of Flight - Sally Grindley

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Fact based story of the Wright brothers early flights

Advantages: Easy to read, true story, gives some idea of the process of invention.
Disadvantages: May not appeal to all children.

Ten year old Tom Tate has a habit of telling tall tales, so it is no surprise that the other children don't believe him when he tells them about flying in a wonderful flying machine. In 1900 people just did not fly. But this time Tom really is telling ...

Marge3781 23.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers - George Shea

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Interweaves, twists and turns - tests faith, loyalty and trust.

Advantages: Fast Paced, easy to read and get lost in.
Disadvantages: Don;'t think too hard as plot is a little weak in places - it is fiction after all!

...New York Times best seller Becca Fitzpatrick is based in Colarado, USA and gives her interests as buying shoes and eating ice cream. Her first novel Hush Hush won her, the acclaimed best seller title and Silence is the third in a series of four the secon ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 29.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Silence - Becca Fitzpatrick

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