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Score: 9.8/10  [2 reviews]
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ProdID: 6588 - Dear Dumb Diary, Year Two #6: Live Each Day to the Dumbest -  Author: Jim Benton

Dear Dumb Diary, Year Two #6: Live Each Day to the Dumbest
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Dear Dumb Diary, Year Two #6: Live Each Day to the Dumbest product reviews

When Jamie inherits a trunk of her grandmother's things, she never expects to find the biggest surprise of all, Grandma's diary. Violating the privacy of a diary is something Jamie would never do unless she was absolutely certain that she wanted to do it. And when she does, she learns that, deep down, everyone is exactly the same. Dumb.

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Review by: rekebum (Shani)
Dated: 19th of September, 2015

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This Review: 10/10
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The "Dear Dumb Diary" series looked like a fun set of books to read for my daughter, we were excited to see what they were all about! The cover is fun and relatable to kids. From page one Dear Dumb Diary had my daughter eager to read more and gave her some fun and cute ideas about setting out her own diary. Very early in the book the writer looses a Grandparent which could bring up questions or emotions with some readers. My daughter has suffered the loss of a Grandparent and didn't raise any questions but I felt it worth mentioning.

There are lots of fun comic like pictures throughout the book with humorous phrases along side them, my daughter really enjoyed those and I must admit same fave me a good laugh to. The book is set out as a Diary so it is easy to read and easy to pick up where you left off, I think that is important for kids who find concentrating on one thing for a long time difficult to do. Our favourite part is at the end where there are things you can fill in and activities that you can do such as make "dumb posters" that relates to a section in the book. We liked this book and will be looking at more from the series!!!

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Review by: kymmage (Kym)
Dated: 22nd of August, 2015

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This Review: 9.5/10
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We have never read a Dear Dumb Diary book before, but I thought we might give it a go. When I showed my daughter she shrugged in the way she always does when it's a new series of books and she knows nothing about it. However, when I started to read it was clear that she was hooked. She asked me to keep reading after the first chapter.

Now, fair warning I think for all parents - in this book, a grandparent dies and there is a bit of working through that. Particularly around talking to God. Now for me, that wasn't an issue, though it did open up a few questions about what the girl was talking about. We talked about different belief systems and that was fine. But in other households I think it might be an issue so, just be aware that there is a religious undertone in the first part of the book. Given the circumstances I can understand why that was but I do know some who would stop reading at that point.

The next few nights before bedtime, I was asked if there was any more of that cool diary for me to read. So it was definitely gaining huge traction in the 'books to read' department. I think a lot of the social stuff was great because it's internal monologue stuff and things that are sometimes hard to work out when you are a kid. It's also really funny, and there are lots of funny illustrations through it as well which needed to be looked at in detail.

I thought the overall subject matter was really good too. It kinda tackles a big question about what life is all about. Revisiting her grandparent's diary she discovers that everything they ever worried about as a kid was the same as her. She goes through some deep over-thinking about why this is. Eventually she comes to an outcome that is satisfying and uplifting. Even f it's encouraging more dumbness. Yay for dumbness! We will definitely be reading more of these books.

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