Tag: Adult

Dr. Seuss – I Wish That I Had Duck Feet | Review

Title: I Wish That I Had Duck Feet

Author: Dr. Seuss

Type: Fiction

Page Count: 64

Rating: 3.5/5

Some more whimsical fun from Dr. Seuss. This one’s at a kind of intermediate level for kids and has enough of a story to keep me interested as an adult. I was pretty happy with it.

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Terry Deary – Dark Knights and Dingy Castles | Review

Title: Dark Knights and Dingy Castles

Author: Terry Deary

Type: Non-Fiction

Page Count: 176

Rating: 4/5

I was a big fan of the Horrible Histories books back when I was a kid, and so when I won a job lot bundle of them on eBay for a bargain price because of a misspelling in the title, I was delighted to find a few books in there that I hadn’t come across.

It’s made even better by the fact that they were all about half again as long as a regular Horrible Histories book, which meant there was more for me to geek out on, and that this one in particular focusses on medieval history, which is probably my favourite period, all things considered.

This one is worth reading whether you’re a kid or an adult, and especially so if you’re into medieval stuff and castles. The sense of humour is occasionally juvenile, but the information itself is solid gold. It’s arguably now one of my favourites of his!

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