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The kids book of crosswords

Advantages: good mix of levels, answers included
Disadvantages: some very tricky clues

...type books that I thought would also make him use his brain as well as being fun for him! One of the books that I bought for him was the kids book of crosswords and this is my review of it. I bought the book fr ...

louisechackett 29.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Kids' Book of Crosswords - Gareth Moore

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Introducing a child to reading through simple words

Advantages: lovely simple sentences that are easy for kids to read and build their confidence
Disadvantages: a little boring after its been read a few times.

Every Christmas our school gives each child a small present, usually a book. This is given to them when Santa comes to visit. Last year my youngest son was a pupil in F2 and was just starting to read. This was the book that school had chosen to be most su ...

cha97michelle 03.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Tim's Din - Monica Hughes

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Even Gruffalo's can be Attractive

Advantages: 60 magnets to create numerous scenes. It will keep a little one busy for hours.
Disadvantages: Some of the magnets are tiny!

...Gruffalo Gruffalo Gruffalo! The Gruffalo is a popular read-aloud picture book collaboration from writer Julia Donaldson and illustrator Alex Scheffler. It has been on our shelves for 10 years now, and it has become hugely successful ...

Autarkis 03.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Gruffalo Magnet Book [Board Book] - Julia Donaldson

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It's no Harry Potter but it's still a fun read

Advantages: Is a clever story that children will enjoy but also mean learn a little from
Disadvantages: The plot lacks excitement in places, probably fine if your 8 to 13

Some of the best stories in recent years have been aimed at children. Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, The boy in the striped pyjamas by John Boyne and let us not forget the Potter boy. Now adult writer John Grisham has branched out into writing sto ...

sbw80 29.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Theodore Boone: The Abduction - John Grisham

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A sequel for Grisham's teen role model

Advantages: Easy to read, well written, suits the target audience
Disadvantages: Lacks the depth and detail of an adult novel

...John Grisham has delighted his readers for a number of years, and has recently explored a slightly different avenue, that of writing for a younger audience. This is the second Theodore Boone book, and like the first, it heavily focuses on Grisham's area o ...

pmcds 18.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Theodore Boone: The Abduction - John Grisham

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