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Not Just About George

Advantages: More diverse than the title would have you believe
Disadvantages: None - unless you really do have a tortoise fixation

Sometimes we find books on our shelves that we've been meaning to read for a long time, and by the time we get around to reading them they may have lost their original purpose. It would be easy to assign this category to Henry Nicholls' tale of (probably ...

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Review of Lonesome George - Henry Nicholls

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A Useful Reference Guide

Advantages: Useful Reference, detailed information, great pictures
Disadvantages: Not in any sort of order

RSPB Handbook of British Birds My partner and I have been members of the RSPB for some time. I have always had a fond interest in birds and somehow managed to drag her into it with the offer of joint membership. When we became members, we took ad ...

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Review of Rspb Handbook Of British Birds - Peter Holden

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Lovely Book of Budgie Keeping

Advantages: Lots of good information
Disadvantages: nothing at all

...book about budgie keeping. It is written by Amanda O’Neill and it has 32 pages and cost £3.99. The book is a lovely book to be given as a gift to someone who is not used to keeping pet budgies and it is a lovely first book f ...

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Review of Budgie - Amanda O'Neill

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More interesting than listening to humans

Advantages: Simple, kind dog training method and a wealth of practical experience and advice
Disadvantages: None

We’ve had Monty Roberts, the Horse Whisperer (from his book ‘The Man Who Listens to Horses’), with Robert Redford playing him in the movie version – now we have Jan Fennell, the Dog Whisperer. I’d like to see Glen Close playi ...

MichelleScott 16.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Forest People - Colin Turnbull

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Raindrops the size of lemons

Advantages: Magical
Disadvantages: It ended

...Do you ever wonder whatever happened to the characters in the fairy tales you were told as child. . . the ones that would make you feel all warm and happy inside? Somehow these feelings of wonderment seem to fade in direct proportion to responsibili ...

Trev15 13.08.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Forest People - Colin Turnbull

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