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THIS is how Lego should be!

Advantages: inspiring
Disadvantages: not step by step instructions

As a mum rediscovering the joys of making things out of bricks with her children, I've long felt that Lego has lost its way somewhat since the 1970's when I was playing with it and making a whole world of bricks. Modern sets are very prescriptive and plag ...

azana 06.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Lego Ideas Book - Daniel Lipkowitz

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A Terrific Troll Read!

Advantages: Good mix of two stories into one, illustrations very different but expressive, good story
Disadvantages: None

...I haven't bought any new books for the children in ages! The local library, which is a fantastic one, has been our main supplier when it comes to new reads for well over the last year now. Buying story books thanks to our frequent visits hasn't been neces ...

Chippytarka 22.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Troll - Julia Donaldson

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Who's that Trip-Trapping over my Bridge?

Advantages: interesting idea for a book
Disadvantages: younger children may have difficulty following 2 stories

The Troll is the latest title to have joined our fairly extensive library of Julia Donaldson books. The "by the author of the GRUFFALO" by-line on the front cover is probably superfluous to many parents, that title being somewhat of a modern children's cl ...

azana 18.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Troll - Julia Donaldson

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The troll

Advantages: fun story and fab illustrations
Disadvantages: none for us

...to take part in a summer holiday scheme going on at our local library called circus stars. I think it is probably a nationwide scheme but the basis of it is that you have to read six books from the library and after each book you get a sm ...

louisechackett 19.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Troll - Julia Donaldson

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great fun and a fantastic read

Advantages: fun book to read and children can get invloved with reading as it has repeated words
Disadvantages: cant find it in a hard back edition

...I pre school nursery nurse it can be hard to find book to keep children interested for the full length of the story. we did not have this problem with this book. this book was easy for the children to follow and after a couple of read the children had ...

Maelea 06.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Troll - Julia Donaldson

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