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4.0 out of 5 stars Strike Back! Get 'em Reading With The Simpsons!, 31 Aug 2012
This review is from: Simpsons Comics Strike Back (Paperback)
This is a cheap way to get a whole lot of Simpsons for a good price especially if you buy it second hand.
This is a bigger than Average slab of 4 of the Simpson Comics all in one.
A 126 page omnibus version containing Simpsons Comics '15, #16 #17 and #18 and makes this a really satisfying book of The Simpsons.
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The stories are
"A Trip to Simpson Mountain":
"Kill-er Up With Regular (An Itchy and Scratchy short) ".
"Waitresses in the Sky":
"Apu's Incredible 96-Hour Shift (without Getting a Break)":
"What's the Frequency Simpson
"Bumblebee Man in !Ay, Que Lastima!":
"The Dame and the Clown":
"Get Fatty":
"The Quest for Yaz

Now the technical sell.
The really big pay off is that it these books gets kids reading.

As a Teacher I'm always trying to encourage children to read especially sad to say mostly boys who see reading as un cool and sadly they often have real problems reading so vicious circle. They fall further and further behind. The interest level goes too.

Now to comics. They look at the pictures follow the action then find that if they read the speech bubbles it makes it more interesting which leads to children valuing reading for enjoyment which can't be a bad thing.

Can it?

If you have a reluctant reader and these tend more to be boys then you can't do better than getting them a book that is 'cool' to read in front of their friends has a high interest level and is enjoyable.
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