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Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars

4.21  ·  Rating Details  ·  52 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
An illustrated book featuring stories that contain the wonderfully funny (and usually innocent) things that children say. It helps you look at life through a child's eyes.
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published January 13th 2009 by Michael Joseph (first published November 6th 2008)
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Jenna
Dec 15, 2015 Jenna rated it really liked it
I read this a couple of anecdotes at a time and I enjoyed it. It's light hearted and fun and you can't help laugh at the things kids say. It's a bit twee and small doses is the way to go.
Julie
Dec 14, 2014 Julie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A lovely little book celebrating the innocence of children.
Karen
Nov 16, 2012 Karen rated it it was amazing
This book is absolutely hilarious. If you need a quick pick-me up, then this is the book for you. As each story is told in sections, you can pick it up at any time, read a few and be laughing out loud in minutes. The saying "out of the mouths of babes" is certainly true, and these stories reflect how children say things without any thought or consideration, with the funniest results. READ IT NOW!!
Anne
May 21, 2010 Anne rated it it was amazing
A really wonderful pick-me-up of a book. I enjoyed 'A Wayne In A Manger' and 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars' is just as funny with some fabulous stories of the things that children say.

It's lovely to be reminded of just how innocent most little children are and the dryness of the Yorkshire humour that runs through the book.
Faye
Aug 13, 2011 Faye rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who needs some quick cheering up.
I loved this book! Enjoyable, funny and heart-warming. It takes you to an innocent world of children, full of fun and laughter. I devoured the book in an hour and had a smile on my face all day.
Michele
Feb 11, 2009 Michele rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2009
Some may say this writer is far fetched but for me he is an entertainment and gives great pleasure.What could we all learn from Mr Phinn? To shut up and listen.
Wilde Sky
Dec 13, 2013 Wilde Sky rated it liked it
A school inspector recounts various anecdotes.

Amusing in places, but not as funny as ‘A Wayne in a Manager’ (by the same author).
Kelly
Mar 06, 2013 Kelly rated it it was amazing
really funny love this author
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Gervase Phinn (born 27 December 1946, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England) is an English author and educator. After a career as a teacher he became a schools inspector and, latterly, Visiting Professor of Education at the University of Teesside. He has published five volumes of memoir, collections of poetry and a number of books about education. He has a particular interest in children's literatur ...more
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