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4.0 out of 5 stars Lovely story, beautifully illustrated., 3 Jun 2009
This review is from: The Vanishing Rainforest (Paperback)
Bought this book to use with a Year 4 class, to support the teaching of deforestation. The story is interesting, with beautiful pictures that the children loved. The language and flow of the story was confusing at times and the story was quite long to be told in one sitting. It worked best when used in chunks with some drama activities to explore the characters and situations more. I'd recommend it overall!
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4.0 out of 5 stars and contains real-life language of anger and hate, which may sound unpleasant but portrays the natives ..., 9 Dec 2014
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this is about the conflict between 'outsiders' who cut tress and the natives who live there. they resolve the conflict by building a tourist hut. the books quite wordy, and contains real-life language of anger and hate, which may sound unpleasant but portrays the natives peoples dilemma.
it starts off really well, but the ending seems rushed and abrupt.
there is some useful information about conservation at the end.
the pictures spoil it for me, they are really blurry and artsy.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 15 July 2014
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Item as described and arrived quickly.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great resource., 5 Jun 2014
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It was absolutely perfect to initiate an impassioned debate about saving the Amazon Rainforest.It was perfect, Thank you very much!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good illustrations, 12 May 2014
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A good book to support crosscurricular literacy based on the topic The Rainforest. Excellent illustrations. Children enjoyed the book .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Used for teaching, 10 May 2014
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This story was perfect for what I needed. It's a lovely story with some clear messages that were good to discuss with the children.
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5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic book for understanding another culture, science links n phsce, 22 Mar 2014
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Good emotive text that gets the children asking questions about deforestation an d where medicines come from. Also understanding of another culture, way of life
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent thought provoking book, 29 Dec 2013
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This book is a delight to share with younger children. The images are amazing and leaves the reader appreciating the importance of looking at situations from a variety of view points. Fully recommend this text.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow!, 29 May 2013
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Amazing story, very powerful, not heard of this writer before, this was such a great book to provoke discussion, language, brilliant, thank you.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book for rainforest topic with KS2 children, 1 May 2013
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Brilliant book! There is a definate and clear moral to the story and the children in my class learnt so much about life in the rainforest and the problems that deforestation causes.
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