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Maths Made Easy? Yes Yes Yes!

Advantages: Age appropriate, great layout, lots of repetition, good mix of counting and drawing exercises
Disadvantages: Would like the numbers in double digits to not be on shared page

Now that I have both of my children in primary school, I’m beginning to realise how much work these poor little things have to do. The days of constant running around and playing in nursery are firmly done and dusted for both of them. Now the amount of pl ...

Chippytarka 08.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Maths Made Easy Preschool Ages 3-5 Numbers - Carol Vorderman

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Science Made Fun

Advantages: Easy to dip in and out of, entertaining read
Disadvantages: Some of the answers are a little dull

'Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?' is a follow-up to the best-selling New Scientist publication 'Does Anything Eat Wasps?' I have to confess I haven't read the previous publication so can't give any personal feedback on how the two books compare but, from ...

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Review of Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? And 114 Other Questions - Mick O'Hare

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Frozen feet failed to warm any interest.

Advantages: Collection of facts(providing you find them interesting)
Disadvantages: Too many answers based on just opinion

I was looking for a little light reading recently to help me pass half an hour or so, as I skimmed my bookshelf I passed my usual favourites from the Dragonlance series of fantasy novels, passed all my mythological books and even my trashy romance novels ...

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Review of Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? And 114 Other Questions - Mick O'Hare

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Why Do People Ask These Questions?!

Advantages: Informative, funny
Disadvantages: Only for those with an interest

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? is actually the fourth collection of questions and answers from the Last Word column in New Scientist magazine, but while the first two passed me (and a lot of other people) by without much attention, the third (Does Anyth ...

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Review of Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? And 114 Other Questions - Mick O'Hare

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Do penguins get socks for Christmas too?

Advantages: Amusing and enlightening.
Disadvantages: Some answers are quite technical.

...time is it at the North Pole? How did Santa manage to deliver all those presents in a single night? Why doesn't superglue stick to the inside of the tube? How can ants survive being nuked in a microwave?!? Do fish fart? All these and many other e ...

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Review of Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? And 114 Other Questions - Mick O'Hare

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