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Wolfman, Kitty and Me (Reading Stars)

giovedì, marzo 23rd, 2017

Thanks to Netgalley for the preview. This book is very cute, it is good to introduce children to reading. I found it useful for teaching English as a second language to Italian children. Recommended! Molto carino questo libro per avvicinare i bambini alla lettura. L’ho trovato utile anche per insegnare l’inglese come seconda lingua ai […]

Nicholls “La libreria del destino”

venerdì, marzo 3rd, 2017

Miss Mary’s Book of Dreams: A magical story of family, love and starting again by Sophie Nicholls My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thanks to netgalley for the preview. I’ve expected a different story, a story in which books had a more imporant role. The protagonist, in fact, runs a bookstore, so everything suggest that […]

Let’s Get Ready For Reading: A Guide to Help Kids Become Readers

venerdì, marzo 3rd, 2017

Let’s Get Ready For Reading: A Guide to Help Kids Become Readers by Public Library My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thanks to Netgalley for the preview. I’ve found good this guide to help developing the pleasure of reading in children. The guide is intended for parents, the first great teachers of each child.Inside it […]

Millett, Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf enigma

lunedì, febbraio 27th, 2017

Sherlock Holmes and the Eisendorf Enigma by Larry Millett My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thanks to Netgalley for the preview. In this new adventure Sherlock is involved in solving a case that has begun 30 years before in Monaco. In an American town founded by German immigrants, the Eisendorf monster starts to hit again. […]

A Winter’s Tale – a Shakespeare Children’s Story

lunedì, febbraio 27th, 2017

A Winter’s Tale – a Shakespeare Children’s Story by Macaw Books My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thanks to Netgalley and Sweet Cherry Publishing for the preview. Il libro è una piacevole rilettura dell’opera di Shakespeare. Ottima per avvicinare i ragazzi ai capolavori del grande autore. Anche i disegni sono piacevoli e viene voglia di […]

Johm Guy “thomas More”

venerdì, febbraio 10th, 2017

Thomas More by John Guy My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thank to NetGallery and SPCK publisher for preview. A good introduction to Thomas More’s life. Clear, but not trivial.The first part focuses on the life and writings of the philosopher, concerning in particular the book “Utopia”.The second part, however, discusses the inheritance of More: […]

Roger Langridge “The Baker Street Peculiars”

martedì, febbraio 7th, 2017

The Baker Street Peculiars by Roger Langridge My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thanks Netgallery for preview.The adventure is set in a London where the statues come to life, recalling the Jewish legend of the Golem, and where Sherlock Holmes is in search of new helpers.He finds three guys and a dog, not the Irregulars, […]

Rayner “Riot School”

venerdì, febbraio 3rd, 2017

Riot School by Robert Rayner My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book is easy to read, it’s suitable for both teenagers and those who are learning English. A group of boys (The gang of five) decides to oppose peacefully to the closure of their school. During the protest we know the characters and witness […]

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