LR Martens

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson
This book was a surprise in several ways, firstly that it reveals observations of an interesting, often unbelievable (and not entirely likable) character, and secondly that it was a page turner which I couldn't put down until it was finished.

I found myself really looking forward to reading more, and the content stayed with me for a long time afterwards.

My husband is not an Apple-ite, does not really understand all the fuss over Steve Jobs (and neither am I, but I am more fascinated in Jobs - and the international hysteria over everything he seemed to do or touch - than he is) however he absorbed the content very quickly, and more importantly, loved every page. He's… Read more
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson
Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This book is irresistibly charming.

A beautifully illustrated tale of a duckbill dinosaur egg stolen from its nest, which ends up in the 'care' of a grim family of tyrannosauruses across the river. After hatching, it becomes apparent that he doesn't quite belong where he is, so Tyrannosaurus Drip decides to run away, leading him to discover his own kind, how ingenious and brave he really is, and how wonderful life can be.

The rhythm, rhyme, and length of this particular picture book are perfect; it's a genuine pleasure to read aloud, (make the effort to do voices and read with gusto, and it'll quickly find a place in your child's heart).

But unlike other… Read more

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