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Time Lord Treasure!

Advantages: Easy, informative and humourous read, bright and fun pictures, perfect for young Dr Who fans
Disadvantages: Picture of the 13th Doctor on the back but not mentioned in the book

Children change a lot. It’s amazing how over a few short years my young children have grown not only in height but of mind too. This time last year my daughter did a scribble for her name. Now she writes her full name clearly, correctly and beautifully. M ...

Chippytarka 26.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Doctor Who: How to be a Time Lord - Craig Donaghy

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Have a Look At This Dinky Book

Advantages: Full of fascinating information & photographs
Disadvantages: Too many black & white photographs and not enough colour ones

Introduction For the past eight months I have developed a fascination with die-cast toy cars from the 1930's,40's, 50's, 60's, and 70's, boys and their toys. It all started when selling some of my friends collectables on Ebay, I decided to use my e ...

mikeb2102 21.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Dinky Toys and Modelled Miniatures - Mike & Sue Richardson

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Dough, Dough and more Dough

Advantages: Comprehensive guide to bread making
Disadvantages: Different to the usual method can be disconcerting the first time

I have always enjoyed baking so I was delighted when my husband bought me a voucher for a bread making course. The course was held by Richard Bertinet, who is a French Baker and runs a small cookery school in Bath. My mum joined me on the day course and ...

Digbycat 15.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Dough - Richard Bertinet

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Learning about feminist fairy tales

Advantages: A different take on fairy tales
Disadvantages: Could be more information

About the book Jack Zipes has put together the first comprehensive anthology of feminist fairy tales and essays to appear since the women's movement gained momentum in the 1960's. He has selected works by such gifted writers as Angela Carter, Margar ...

linzee_loulabelle 31.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Don't Bet on the Prince - Jack Zipes

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Doing it their way

Advantages: Lots of useful information
Disadvantages: It can be a lot to take in and digest

I wrote a review a while ago about Home Education on 'Everything begins with H...’ I touched on Autonomous Education/learning then but not in much detail. I borrowed this book off my mother-in-law (not married...yet...but the easiest way to refer to her!) ...

fallen_flame 13.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Doing it Their Way - Jan Fortune-Wood

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