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Book review: ‘ABC’

Bilingual Spanish – English, from 0yo.

Beautiful large format board book. The illustrations and the indents of the letters will make learning the alphabet in English and in Spanish an interesting and interactive activity. Learn one animal for each letter in both langauges.

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Book review: ‘Si Pilandok Sa Pulo ng Pawikan’

Bilingual Tagalog-English, from 8yo.

A greedy chief wants to eat Pawikan (turtle) eggs and sends his best warriors to the Pawikan Island to fetch him the eggs. Pilandok wants to save the Pawikan eggs so they can safely hatch. He gets to the island first and swaps the egg with round shaped stones. The warriors bring the stones to the chief who wonders whether it is normal for Pawikan eggs to turn into stones. In the meantime, Pilandok buries the eggs in the sand and waits for the little turtles to hatch and listen to the call of the sea.

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Book review: ‘Contos para a infancia’

In Portuguese, from 8yo.

A collection of 3 short tales recommended for year 3 students. At the end you will find activity sheets that related to each story ensuring that the reader has well understood the stories.

The stories are: ‘Boa sentenca’, ‘o fato novo do sultao’ e ‘Joao Pateta’.

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Book review: ‘Oliver Twist’

In Italian, from 8yo.

Oliver Twist is an orphan who escapes from a workhouse to London. There he meets with a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin.

This story is about the exploitation of young children in 19th century in London. The tale has been simplified and summarised, perfect for Italian learners.

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Book review: ‘Sulla spiaggia’

In Italian, from 0yo,

Cute and colourful book. Let’s go to the beach! With just a few words every second page, this little book is perfect for young readers or language learners.

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Book review: ‘Storie in 5 minuti – Storie di Dinosauri’

In Italian, from 2yo.

5 little stories about dinosaurs, perfect for bedtime each story is read in 5 minutes. The stories are fun and the colourful illustrations will be enjoyed by young readers.

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Book review: ‘Storie in 5 minuti – Storie della Fattoria’

In Italian, from 2yo.

Beautifully illustrated you will love these 5 stories with farm animals. Short stories to read in 5 minutes, perfect for bedtime. Fun way to learn about farm animals.

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Book review: ‘Sciences: 40 savants et chercheurs’

In French, from 4yo.

Amazing book with 40 portraits of scientists, from Thales and Pythagore to Jean Jouzel without forgetting Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin. This books describes the background of each scientist and their achievements in simple words and with great illustrations.

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Book review: ‘Panda dis-moi’

In French, from 1yo.

Panda, Panda tell me what you see? From the very same author of the very Hungry Caterpillar, this book is about animals and colours. It makes a fun story time by asking the listener to guess what is coming next.

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Book review: ‘Le magicien d’Oz’

In French, from 3yo.

Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. Let’s follow Dorothy on her way home, on the yellow brick road, where she finds new companions. the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion.

These book and CD are perfect for young readers who can follow the text while listening to the read version at the same time.

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