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The Gates of Rome------The Childhood life of Julius Caesar
Review of The Gates of Rome - Conn Iggulden by happysh2009

Advantages: interesting story
Disadvantages: maybe not real

...have read a book named the Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden during my long journey. Brief Information about Conn Iggulden and the Gates of Rome: Conn Iggulden is a British author wh ... Read review

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Lovely concise review xXx by Deesrev
I do enjoy historical novels but I prefer them to be about the Tudor era or later. by Bollinger28

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14.11.2013 13:46
Ignore historical reasons for dinosaurs dying out - this is fun!
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by cha97michelle

Advantages: rhyme is so well done, lots of humour, fantastic images
Disadvantages: Dinosaur names are tricky for early readers to tackle independently.

...book, so when we saw Dinosaurs love Underpa ... Read review

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Thanks ! I have to get this book to read to my little grand-daughter as I am sure I will enjoy it as much as her! Very good review incidentally. by bwanamdevu

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22.04.2013 10:55
How much do you love underpants?
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by emmad5689

Advantages: Bright pictures, funny story
Disadvantages: None

My daughter brings a book home from school every week and over the half term we have been reading this book literally everyday! The book is written by Claire Freedman who seems to write alot of books about underpants and illustrated by Ben Cort, the RRP ... Read review

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A fun book. by catsholiday

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18.03.2013 17:26
More Viking invasions? Oh, go on then!
Review of The Pale Horseman - Bernard Cornwell by pmcds

Advantages: Writing style, pace and characters, hard to put down
Disadvantages: Nothing really

The difference between Bernard Cornwell and a lot of other authors is that you know every word of his text is important, and you feel comfortable taking that little bit more time to read his work thoroughly. His novels are set against factual historical b ... Read review

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This is the sort of subject that appeals to me. by JAVER1967
Not my sort of book but my daughter likes his books. by catsholiday

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28.12.2011 14:03
Because everyone needs Pants.
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by azana

Advantages: great story and pictures
Disadvantages: silly and not terribly historically accurate

...some you both adore - Dinosaurs Love Underpants cannot fail but be in the latter category. ... Read review

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This always went down well when I read it in school - appealed to children's sense of humour. by catsholiday
Sounds interesting! by Starlight81

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21.12.2011 20:35
Dinosaurs and pants: brilliant!
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by tallulahbang

Advantages: Immensely appealing to boys, fantastic pictures
Disadvantages: None

...whatís not to love? Dinosaurs are totally fascinating and pants are utterly hilarious. Any book, therefore, which co ... Read review

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Never mind what those "clever" scientists say, I always knew that the downfall of the dinosaurs had something to do with pants. Personally I like to empathise with the dinosaurs by wearing a style of underwear that was probably around when they were... by jonathanb
Fantastic review!x by Pmshack99

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18.12.2011 15:00
dinosaurs love underpants!
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by louisechackett

Advantages: great pictures, funny story for children
Disadvantages: none at all for us

My son received the book dinosaurís love underpants as part of his fourth birthday present from his Aunt and Uncle. The book is quite a large paperback and is written by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort. The book was first published by Simon and Schuster in ... Read review

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Excellent review by JAVER1967
This sounded like a winner as soon as I seen the name of the book. by killiefan

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03.06.2011 08:41
This book certainly isn't Pants!
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by theguester

Advantages: Funny, jaunty, educational
Disadvantages: None

Claire Freedman & Ben Cort have really created a jaunty fun rythmic book, with a great flow and still managing to be educational! I have to say, I really like this book! It was first published in 2008 by Simon Schuster UK Ltd. This is a fun book ... Read review

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This sounds like a very strange book - well reviewed by daniella2010
Is there any sort of scientific evidence for this version of events? ;-) by greenierexyboy

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02.09.2010 00:24
Different but nice
Review of Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell - Susanna Clarke by dkhanz

Advantages: Keeps you hooked
Disadvantages: Ending not great; too many footnotes.

At a time (19th century) when there are a lot of societies of magicians and a multitude of theoretical magicians themselves in England, there doesn't seem to be much magic going on. That is where Mr.Norrell comes in. He is a grumpy and uptight magician t ... Read review

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Yes I have edited it a bit. Sorry I'm new so not very good at this! Need all the feedback I can get. Thank you for yours :-) by dkhanz
There is too much plot and not enough opinion here by duskmaiden

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24.04.2010 23:15
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How Dinosaurs became Extinct
Review of Dinosaurs Love Underpants - Claire Freedman by Wisemind

Advantages: Ejoyable and Eductaional
Disadvantages: None

Dinosaurs in Underpants by Claire Freeman Dinosaurs in underpants by Claire freeman Is a follow on form the award winning Aliens wear underpants. This is a book I had heard many positive things about. The other day I reviewed Aliens that ... Read review

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Dinos are so cute :-) by KarenUK
sounds cool by rojm

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11.04.2010 10:05
The adventures of one-handed Ren
Review of The Good Thief - Hannah Tinti by burtybookworm

Advantages: colourful characters, adventure, an endearing protagonist
Disadvantages: A slow beginning

The story opens in 19th Century New England with the hero, a twelve-year-old orphaned boy called Ren living in a Catholic orphanage hoping and dreaming of one day being rescued and brought into the bosom of a loving family. Ren knows little about his ... Read review

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A very informative review. ^_^ by retireduser
As I read your review it occurred to me too that it sounds like a good plot for a film. Very well-writtten by silverstreak

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30.04.2009 20:56
A treasure in every sense of the word...
Review of The Treasures of Tutankhamun and the Egyptian Museum of Cairo - Alessia Amenta and Araldo de Luca by elliepotten

Advantages: Gorgeous photography, wide scope
Disadvantages: A few glaring editorial mistakes in the text

...gorgeous oversized hardback showing off the treasures in the Cairo Museum. The book opens with a brief history of the museum and details of its layout, before sweeping through Ancient Egypt in a burst of dazzling colour. Amenta takes the rea ... Read review

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28.11.2008 18:16
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Is there such a thing as a good thief?
Review of The Good Thief - Hannah Tinti by kingfisher111

Advantages: good read
Disadvantages: none

I was quite intrigued by the title of this book. Was it called 'The Good Thief' because it was about a thief who was very good at stealing or was it about someone who, even though he was a thief, was innately a good person. As I read this book, I felt it ... Read review

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Great review, very well detailed. by mythdata
Interesting read ;-/ by tune57

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11.09.2008 22:06
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Like Magic
Review of The Red Tent - Anita Diamant by lauraelaines

Advantages: melodic
Disadvantages: none!

...in Biblical times, this is the book for you. Written in a melodic prose, Anita Diamant creates a wonderful perspective on the family life of the wives of Jacob and meanwhile develops a heartrending love story ... Read review

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Welcome to Ciao. A good start but if you feel you would like to add or expand on the details in the review at any time in the future you can do this by pressing the edit link in the centre at the top of your review as you read it. . Fionaxx by COOOEEE
Welcome to Ciao! I have this book right here at work in the drawer of my desk but I can't find the right time to start reading it, maybe I will now you have remineded me. Fiona by fizzytom

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27.06.2008 12:25
Wolf of the Plains
Review of Wolf of the Plains - Conn Iggulden by MalcolmFraser

Advantages: N/A
Disadvantages: N/A

This was a very interesting read indeed. The author really portrays the image of what it would be like being in the scenes. It gives one a whole different view of the man Ghengis Khan was, and leads you up to his rein of power. Very well written with gre ... Read review

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17.02.2008 06:06
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