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Chapelwood Wild Bird Black Sunflower Seed 1.5kg
Chapelwood Wild Bird Black Sunflower Seed 1.5kg
Offered by Online Garden Centre
Price: £4.48

5.0 out of 5 stars The birds seem to like it, 11 April 2014
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This worked out better than the mixed seed, as the birds only seem to like the sunflower seeds and threw the grain from the mixed seed all over the place.


Collins Mental Maths: Ages 7-8 (Collins Practice)
Collins Mental Maths: Ages 7-8 (Collins Practice)
Price: £3.79

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Supplement for independent work, 11 April 2014
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There are 40 tests, each of which cover a variety of operations. They increase in difficulty very slowly through the book which is good, although every so often there is a question that is out of line with the standard of the others. Overall I like this series as a supplement for encouraging independent work on "problem" type questions. However, not suitable if you are helping a child experiencing difficulty with maths.


Easy Learning French: Age 5-7 (Collins Easy Learning Age 5-7)
Easy Learning French: Age 5-7 (Collins Easy Learning Age 5-7)
by Collins Dictionaries
Edition: Paperback
Price: £2.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars HIghly recommend this as an introduction, 11 April 2014
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This is an excellent introduction for the stated age range. It's very well set out in two page chapters that build on each other. Fun activities without compromising on grammar/rigour. The only pity is it is relatively brief (it lasted us a few weeks) and there does't seem to be a follow-on book. After we finished this we went onto Usbourne's Easy French.


Hammurabi: Babylonian Ruler (Primary Source Readers)
Hammurabi: Babylonian Ruler (Primary Source Readers)
by Christine Mayfield
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.09

2.0 out of 5 stars A bit brief, 11 April 2014
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I bought this to supplement another book as this one appeared to be quite good with a map and dates. However, overall it turned out to be less detailed than I expected and I would rather have spent the money on something else.


100 Rocks and Minerals to Spot (Usborne Spotter's Cards)
100 Rocks and Minerals to Spot (Usborne Spotter's Cards)
by Philip Clarke
Edition: Cards
Price: £5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great Usborne product, 11 April 2014
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This covers a wide range of minerals and rocks well illustrated with plenty of information and some explanation cards. A good alternative to a book with similar content for younger ones, without compromising on accuracy/scientific content.


Shoe String - 100cm tan flat 9mm lace
Shoe String - 100cm tan flat 9mm lace
Offered by Shoe Butler
Price: £1.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, 11 April 2014
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I was pleased with this item, which was excellent quality and a good mid brown colour. Quite wide but still fitted.


Brain Master Classic Edition
Brain Master Classic Edition
Offered by Smart Games Online
Price: £9.75

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Pale imitation of original concept, 17 Jan. 2014
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This review is from: Brain Master Classic Edition (Toy)
This is a great game but this set was not very practical compared to the one I had in the 1970s. Fewer colours, no trays to put the pieces in while you're playing, pieces are top-heavy and knocked out of the board too easily, as does the cover, which just sits loosely on the top.


6 x 12v G4 LED BULBS / LAMPS IN COOL WHITE ** SUPER BRIGHT WITH 30 x 3528 SMD LED CHIPS - IDEAL 20W HALOGEN CAPSULE REPLACEMENTS **
6 x 12v G4 LED BULBS / LAMPS IN COOL WHITE ** SUPER BRIGHT WITH 30 x 3528 SMD LED CHIPS - IDEAL 20W HALOGEN CAPSULE REPLACEMENTS **
Offered by Brightlightz
Price: £23.95

1.0 out of 5 stars If you look up really, really close, from just the right angle, that one star actually looks like 5, 17 Jan. 2014
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I bought a dozen of these to replace 240W of halogen bulbs in my lounge chandelier at a cost of nearly £50. Collectively, they were as bright as about one 40W incandescent light bulb. It was so dark I could hardly see the keyboard to fill in the returns form.

The luminous power of different types of bulb are required by an EU directive to be quoted in lumens. This supposedly facilitates and objective comparison between different types of lightbulb. Unfortunately lumens is not a measure of brightness, as was amply demonstrated by these bulbs.

They also flickered horribly, although this may be due to the transformer.


Young Reading Level Three: Jane Eyre (Usborne Young Reading) (Young Reading Series Three)
Young Reading Level Three: Jane Eyre (Usborne Young Reading) (Young Reading Series Three)
by Mary Sebag-Montefiore
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent but, 25 Oct. 2012
Usual excellent adaptation in the Usborne Young Reading Level 3 series (see my other reviews). However, bear in mind that this is a harrowing story - death, mental and physical abuse, mental illness, arson, attempted bigamy etc. Great for exploring difficult issues with a child but only if they are ready for it.


Pride and Prejudice (Young Reading Series 3) (Young Reading Series Three)
Pride and Prejudice (Young Reading Series 3) (Young Reading Series Three)
by Susanna Davidson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars 6 star reading series, 19 Oct. 2012
Usborne Young Reading is an outstanding series of condensed versions of classic works of children's and adult literature, along with a few non-fiction titles. We have about a dozen of these now as my daughter is getting through about one a week. They are intended for children who are beginning to read alone but they are equally suited to an earlier stage with a child reading aloud to an adult. As well as being exciting stories with lovely illustrations, there is a high level of consistency in reading standard within each of the three levels - not just text size and word count but most importantly difficulty of individual words (which is where most "reading books" fall down). There are also speech bubbles in some of the illustrations, often amusing ones, which go down very well. Different titles also introduce a good variety of non-English names, acronyms, abbreviations, dates etc. I cannot recommend this series highly enough.


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