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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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Doing as the Romans do

Advantages: Child-friendly format, interesting, great illustrations
Disadvantages: Too much emphasis on the gruesome can get a bit dull!

The Gruesome Truth series of history books covers some of the most fascinating periods of history including the Tudors, the Egyptians and the Greeks, as well as the Romans, the subject of this book. The books are aimed at children from around ag ...

moistbabe 05.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Gruesome Truth about the Romans by Jillian Powell

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Read it again please Mummy!

Advantages: Attractive textures, pictures and text, good quality book
Disadvantages: none (unless you count having to read it over and over and over again...)

We have a house full of books! My husband and I are both addicted to reading and our children seem to be following suit. It makes it easy for friends and relatives to know what to buy as presents but it also means that the bookshelves are always groaning ...

jonkitlib 03.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of That's Not My Puppy (Usborne Touchy Feely Books) - Fiona Watt

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A cute read

Advantages: Very cute, bold
Disadvantages: none

We have several of these books in our house. When Hope was a baby we had lots for her and now for Baby M we have some for him too, both of them have really enjoyed reading these books. They are perfectly designed for young babies and very enjoyable for pa ...

lorriellah 09.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of That's Not My Puppy (Usborne Touchy Feely Books) - Fiona Watt

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