Orion Early Reader: The Little Nut Tree

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The Orion Early Reader series is brilliant for early and emerging readers. We have reviewed some other titles from this series before, both the blue and red levels (listed at the end of the post), and I’m always very happy with them.

The Little Nut Tree is an early reader version of the picture book by Carnegie award winning author Sally Gardner, based on the well known traditional nursery rhyme. I remember the rhyme from my own childhood and it translated over into a reading book format very well here.

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Robotslayer Review & Giveaway

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Mr Z has been enjoying a new story recently – Robotslayer. Robotslayer is a comic book which is a new genre for Mr Z but is perfect for his age (5 years old) and slightly older children too.

Robotslayer is a gripping story of a town where robots have gone from being the friends and helpers of the city, to a danger and menace, thanks to the dastardly Grububble who has programmed them with a virus! The heroes Leo and Benny and brothers – one boy and one robot – who want to set thing right together with their grandfather Prof. Robotolis. Robotolis had been the mastermind behind the Robot City and had taught Grububble all he knew about robots, before he turned bad!

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