Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries - Don Brown Reviews
Description:ISBN 0618310819 / Genre: Junior Books / Author: Don Brown / Edition: Reprint / Paperback / Reading Level: Ages 9-12 / 32 Pages / Book is ... more
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by - written on 15/07/08, updated on 15/07/08 (Very useful, 62 readings)
As many of you probably know from reading various incarnations of my ABOUT ME on here and also from a few comments in my own reviews, we are a home educating family. I bring this up as its quite relevant to this review, as it underscores just why we are so picky about the books we choose for our children. Many of the books we choose must not only entertain, so that they enjoy the reading, but also inform, so that they are picking up facts alongside. This is occasionally simple, but other times less so. One particularly tricky area is finding biographies for younger children. Luckily, this is a niche that is rapidly being filled, with many excellent picture book ... Read the complete review