Book Recommendations Sep/Oct 2010

This month’s book recommendations for children by age group

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Book Recommendation for 0 – 5 year olds

Island Counting” by Frane Lessac

An exuberant read-aloud counting lesson in true island style. Jump up and count along! A delightful introduction to counting for younger children – Caribbean style

RRP €6.24
Tara price €5.00

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Book Recommendation for 6 – 8 year olds

The David Beckham Academy How to Handbook” by David Beckham

A how to handbook that improves your performance on the pitch. It lets you flip open the handbook for the facts on fitness, training, team work and more.

RRP €6.24
Tara price €6.00

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Book Recommendation for 8 – 10 year olds

The Honourable Rattsby Karen Wallace

The Honourable Ratts are a distinguished family who built their ancestral home, Clawfoot Hall, and they began collecting the Great Ratt Hoard – every item of gold they could lay their hands on

RRP €6.24
Tara price  €6.00

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Book Recommendation for 10 – 12 year olds

Escape from Colditzby Debbie Chancellor

Oscar and Conrad escape from Colditz but now face an even more terrifying mission – to make it from Occupied Europe to freedom. Thrilling, terrifying and true.

RRP €7.49
Tara price €7

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