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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on 3 September 2011
Bought Oscar books as gift for friend's 3 year old son. They are beautifully illustrated and educational at the same time. They were v well received. Recommended.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 26 June 2014
This is a great series of books, popular with our three year old and fun to read.

This one is about materials. Oscar finds a nest and talks to Snail about the materials that birds use to build their nests. A feather blows away and floats in a bowl of water so they talk about sinking and floating. They discuss different types of stones and that all stones are heavy. It starts to rain and they go in a greenhouse to keep dry and discuss that glass is strong and clear and how glass is made. They then discuss other materials - wood, oil, wheat, wool, clay.

Again, like the rest of the series, they are pitched at a good level for 3/4 year olds with about the right level of detail and are a good starting point for talking about the topics in them.
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on 3 June 2011
Our son loves this. We got it for him when he was just over 3 and it's been picked up often over the last 10 months. The illustrations are appealing, the story is entertaining and interesting and as parents, it's nice to have a book like this to guide learning. Great series.
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on 6 July 2010
My boy loves these oscar books - great for inquisitive little minds wanting to know how things work.
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