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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,156 - Total Helpful Votes: 350 of 400
How To Catch a Dragon (Albie) by Caryl Hart
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
My 5 year old daughter is a massive Albie fan. Having devoured all four previous books, I was thrilled when I spotted How To Catch A Dragon and we settled down to read it together. However, as we read through it it soon became clear that it isn't quite up to the same brilliant standard of How To Grow A Dinosaur and Supermarket Zoo.

The story is predictable and bland, with none of the Albie sparkle to set it apart. There's inconsistency in the character naming (Sir Cuthbert Clinkety-Clank is alternately referred to as Sir Cuthbert or Sir Clinkety-Clank with no apparent logic behind the choice, which could be confusing for younger readers), and, most frustratingly of all for… Read more
Vax U88-AM-P Air³ Pet Multi-Cyclonic Bagless Uprig&hellip by Vax
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Reliable and efficient, 10 Sep 2013
Having a hairy cat, a messy child, an even messier husband and numerous dust/pollen related allergies means that it's important for me to have a vacuum that picks up as much mess as possible - and as quickly as possible. I work from home, and I just don't have the time to vacuum 3 or 4 times a day to stay on top of the mess.

I have numerous different surfaces in my house; lino, laminate, wood floors, short pile carpets and wool rugs, so I need a vacuum that can handle them all with the minimum of fuss. Fortunately, the U88 has proved to be just what I need. The turbo brush for the carpets and rugs is very effective, and it picks up dust and pet hair from the hard floors with very… Read more
A Lick and a Promise [Explicit] <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Lick-Promise-Explicit-Silver-Sun/dp/artist-redirect/B00EYXBTXG">Silver Sun</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Some bands churn out new records like there's no tomorrow and launch each one with a dizzying amount of fanfare. On the contrary, Silver Sun have slipped out their first studio record since 1995 with barely even a word. I've been an avid fan of the band for ten years, but `A Lick and a Promise' only reached my consciousness thanks to the heads-up of an old friend who introduced me to them in the first place.

It's impossible not to bemoan the fact that an eighteen year career has elicited only five studio albums and an astonishing lack of recognition from the general public. Fortunately, the quality of the band's work makes it just about possible to forgive them, and this latest… Read more

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