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I Want That Enormous Turnip For My Tea!

Advantages: Easy to read
Disadvantages: None

...was a baby, I began to read books to him and when he started to talk, I shared books with him. We talked about the pictures and read the words in a fun and easy way. To be honest, he had a solid foundation for pre-reading skills and as a ...

Mistee-Dreamz 11.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Enormous Turnip (Ladybird Read It Yourself Level 1) - Stephen Holmes

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The evening sings in a voice of amber...

Advantages: Sweeping settings, huge cast all play their parts, Mrs Coulter is more fascinating than ever
Disadvantages: Just very occasionally a little editing down of the "prepared speeches" might have helped

... ...the dawn is surely coming The Amber Spyglass is the third and final volume of Philip Pullman's remarkable His Dark Materials trilogy. For me this book marks a return to form after the merely excellent middle volume, The Subtle Knife, and a ...

davidbuttery 10.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman

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The Amber Spyglass - Amazing and satisfying end to the trilogy

Advantages: Great all round story and an easily recommendable read for children and adults alike.
Disadvantages: Perhaps a bit heavy on the anti-religious themes.

The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman is a fantastic fantasy novel on its own, and a great end to the His Dark Material trilogy - a feat that's quite extraordinary given the brilliance of its predecessors. The story continues directly after the cliffhang ...

Bong-Bong 13.06.2009 · Read full review
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The Amber Spyglass

Advantages: Can't stop reading
Disadvantages: Can't stop reading

The Amber Spyglass is the last of the three instalments of His Dark Materials, which lets both, children's and adults'a phantasy and imagination run wild. Eventhough I have not read the other two (yet) I found it easy and most of all intriguing to rea ...

BSAJeannie 05.11.2008 · Read full review
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His Dead Material

Advantages: You are bound to like some of the characters
Disadvantages: It is too clever and somewhat plagiaristic

...This book is too long for children, being likely to foster in them the idea that quantity equals quality, and some of these poor children may even land up writing reviews for CIAO! It is the third book of a trilogy, of which I have not read the other two, ...

maklhouf 22.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman

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