Ed Sampson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 82% (37 of 45)
Location: UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 652,146 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 45
The Battle of Boxhill by Liam McCann
The Battle of Boxhill by Liam McCann
5.0 out of 5 stars A cracking fiction debut, 13 April 2012
The Battle of Boxhill is an absolute delight. Probably most suitable for slightly older children (8+), it chronicles the adolescent life of an adventurous but inexperienced peregrine falcon (Ryker) searching for his family.

The best books and films are usually judged by the strength of the villain, and The Battle of Boxhill boasts two fine fictional antagonists: a greedy gamekeeper and Ryker's nemesis, Dillon, a raven who is determined to thwart him at every turn.

The paperback version would make an ideal gift for Key Stage 2 children, while the e-book is ideal for Kindle users. It's an uplifting coming-of-age tale that marks a welcome move into fiction for a popular… Read more
Wimbledon: A Short History of Tennis, The Club, Th&hellip by Cameron Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars A clear winner!, 17 Jun 2011
This delightful little (e-)book is a 'must-have' for any tennis fan. With the championships almost upon us it's the perfect time to swot up on a few facts and figures to impress your friends. This book is packed with anecdotes, commentary-box chaos and information on all of the sport's brightest stars. It also details the local history of Wimbledon and the surrounding area. Ace!
Why Are You So Fat?: The TalkSPORT Book of Cricket&hellip by talkSPORT
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Having read both this and The Sledger's Handbook I was struck by how few sledges there were in this title. It's all padding with barely twenty quotes (and if you're a cricket fan you've heard most of them before). Save your money and wait for the Updated Sledger's Handbook early in 2011.