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Guestbook Archive - January 2009

I think these books are really good and the study books really help with my homework and now that we are starting to get homework more often the question books come in really handy.

Laura — Douglas , United Kingdom — 30 Jan 2009 at 20:59:42

Love your books. My girls have utilised them from Key Stage 2 SATs, and are now in to AS level and Key Stage 4 (GCSE).

Karen Stewart — Cleator Moor, United Kingdom — 30 Jan 2009 at 17:48:36

I really like your books, they helped my kids get level 5's and they're really happy now as well. I'm going to use them for my other child too so I'm really pleased with them. I love the prices too, they're only £2, which is in my price range, so yes I am really proud of the books and my kids.

Emily — Edmonton, United Kingdom — 30 Jan 2009 at 07:44:22

I absolutely love these books. They will help me when I get my Year 6 SATS ready for high school. I am age 11 and I am in the top group for everything so really I am just revising. Even if you think you know something, it is still good revising with these books. The books I got for Key Stage 2 from school were the best!

Natalie — Derbyshire, United Kingdom — 29 Jan 2009 at 17:35:37

These books are really helping me with my SATS. They are really helpful and the illustrations make me eager to read that part. Thank-you for creating the books.

Jody — Romford, United Kingdom — 29 Jan 2009 at 13:37:43

I absolutely LOVE these books! I always turn to your books when I have no idea what the teacher taught us. Recently I told my friends about them and they decided to buy them too. They save me a lot of time and instead of going through the internet I have your books! Thank you and please keep up the amazing work!!

Grapes — Old Windsor, United Kingdom — 28 Jan 2009 at 20:01:23

CGP books are really helping me, I'm getting better at every subject at school. I'm sure I will get high marks in the SATS.

Sylvie — South Ealing, United Kingdom — 28 Jan 2009 at 19:56:50

I think that this was a very good site and I really love your revision books especially your KS3 Science books!

Thomas Yelland — Kingston, United Kingdom — 28 Jan 2009 at 19:53:16

These books are very good, I know I'm only 11 but I have learnt a lot by reading just the KS2 Science book, and they will help me a lot with my SATS!

Emma — Worksop, United Kingdom — 27 Jan 2009 at 19:15:49

I want these books but I can't have them.

Lucy — Ferndown, United Kingdom — 27 Jan 2009 at 17:30:29

The jokes in your CGP revision guides are abysmal. They have the same quality as jokes on the back of Penguin wrappers. You are not funny.

Hello — , United Kingdom — 27 Jan 2009 at 16:39:27

Guestbook Editor: We're sorry you don't like our jokes. We know they're not everyone's cup of tea but most people do seem to like them.

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Bob — Crete , Greece — 27 Jan 2009 at 15:07:56

I really like your books and I think that they really are helping me because my SATS are coming up in May and I feel a bit apprehensive. My friend has got them too and she thinks that they help her too, so if I were you I would keep up the good work and never give up in your life because when I grow up and have children I would want them to be reading them. xx

Angel — Mozart, United Kingdom — 27 Jan 2009 at 14:10:23

I appreciate what a lot of work goes into these books (I have been using them for the last 5 years or so) and I'm wondering why there isn't an A2 Psychology book! Despite the amazingness of the AS Psychology book, I'm going to have to buy a rubbish, boring and uninspiring revision guide now!

Becky — Oxford, United Kingdom — 26 Jan 2009 at 19:46:17

Guestbook Editor: That's a very good question... our busy little editors are working on an A2 Psychology book just now, but it won't be ready until later this year. This might be a bit late if you're taking your A2 exams in this school year — sorry! Good luck with your studies though.

I just would like to say that I think these books are absolutely brilliant. The way it is set out makes it fun and easy for me to read. Generally I am not very good at science, but thanks to your Key Stage Three Science Revision Guide I now understand the difficult aspects of science i.e 'Geological changes, rocks and the three states of matter, a lot better. I just would like to thank you for providing these books and I now have more confidence that I will get at least a level 7 on my SATS. Thanks a lot!

June Johns — , United Kingdom — 26 Jan 2009 at 19:37:01

Thank you! Amazing service. From the phone call I made to you yesterday, to the books arriving today, with free delivery and discount on my order too (7 books in total). My son immediately picked up the KS3 ICT book and within five minutes, tried something he had just learnt from the book! He hasn't yet looked at the others, but I am confident he will get as much from the KS3 range as he did from the KS2 books. I have read many of the guestbook comments and would like to add that I feel your prices are very reasonable, the quality of the books is very high, your website was easy to follow and I am surprised there are complaints about the interactive element as, after all, it is a bonus feature. Once again, thank you.

June Johns — , United Kingdom — 26 Jan 2009 at 19:35:06

(Commenting on book SHR29, KS2 Science Study Book

The science book has really helped me, I am really good at science now.

Rebecca — Cambs, United Kingdom — 26 Jan 2009 at 19:29:14

I always come to CGP first when it comes to buying revison guides. They are by far the best! It's really straightforward to order the books online. Thanks CGP :D x

Mariam — Crawley, United Kingdom — 26 Jan 2009 at 19:13:04

There should definitely be an A2 Maths range - after all it just gets harder - C3 & C4!

Shreeya — Woodford, United Kingdom — 25 Jan 2009 at 15:55:19

My husband and I loved the maths book. We used it to help our daughter to improve her maths.

June Johns — Cams, United Kingdom — 25 Jan 2009 at 15:43:05

What level should I be aiming for KS3 in Year 9? Is it a level 6 or 7?

Kelly — , United Kingdom — 25 Jan 2009 at 15:40:12

Guestbook Editor: Our Key Stage 3 books cover a range of different levels — it might be an idea to ask your teacher which level is best for you.

These books are brilliant. My mum bought the whole pack. Cool.

Becky — Cams, United Kingdom — 25 Jan 2009 at 15:32:59

I was given the address by my daughter's Maths teacher, so I could purchase books to help with her learning. I found the web site very easy to use and we can't wait for the books to arrive.

Carol Bugg — Worlington, United Kingdom — 25 Jan 2009 at 11:45:37

My CGP book is one of the best books because it gave me a level and now I'm top of class. Thank you CGP!

Tharsha — Bromley, United Kingdom — 24 Jan 2009 at 16:52:02

Your books are really great. I find them really helpful and the Core Science book helped me to achieve a grade A in Year 10, I just hope I do as well this year. I'm definitely going to buy more of your revision guides to help me out! Thanks :)

Miss A Nonomous ;-) — London, United Kingdom — 24 Jan 2009 at 11:21:31

To be honest with you this is no good for anyone.

Lisa — Matthews Town, United Kingdom — 23 Jan 2009 at 19:37:03

Please, I want a book.

Ahmed — Liban, United Kingdom — 23 Jan 2009 at 16:04:04

Guestbook Editor: No problem — just let us know which book you're after we'll point you in the right direction.

(Commenting on book SHW29, KS2 Science Question Book

These books are the best for studying! I really learn a lot from them. It is wicked that all sorts of different activities are included!! Give it a go and get one of these books!!!!

Roo — Ilford, United Kingdom — 22 Jan 2009 at 16:06:24


jessie/olivia/lydia/desousa/jeppesen — exeter, United Kingdom — 21 Jan 2009 at 19:48:22

Why isn't there a catcher in the rye revision book?

Anna — Brighton, United Kingdom — 21 Jan 2009 at 15:39:29

Hey I am learning about drugs, alcohol, smoking and solvents and it is really cool

Lucie — Southend, United Kingdom — 20 Jan 2009 at 17:57:01

y dont u have all of ur buks on the website so i can cheat in my theory tech lesson?

Bob — , United Kingdom — 20 Jan 2009 at 13:26:26

I'm doing Russian at GCSE, any plans for a evision guide? Can't find one anywhere, thanks.

Clarice — Cheltenham, United Kingdom — 19 Jan 2009 at 20:40:17

I have found other companies have an audio CD with their German revision guides. Unfortunately CGP german revision guide hasn't got an audio CD. This is important in helping us through the listening exam. Will it be possible to make an audio CD that will be available for customer use as I really enjoy CGP books.

Dawn Thankachan — Fakenham, United Kingdom — 19 Jan 2009 at 20:38:00

I really want to thank your book for helping me get a level 7 in both my science and maths SATs exam last year.

Dawn Thankachan — Fakenham , United Kingdom — 19 Jan 2009 at 20:20:50

May i ask when are you getting new books?
(website is so cool and fabulous...)

Jodie Gloster — Coventry , United Kingdom — 19 Jan 2009 at 16:01:11

I think it is very interesting also I think it should at least have some games...

Jodie Gloster — Coventry, United Kingdom — 19 Jan 2009 at 15:56:35

Hi I really like your books I think they are really useful. I also love the jokes you put in them and the funny bits you add, I think they make revision a lot less stressful. Thank you!

Charlotte — Wolverhampton, United Kingdom — 18 Jan 2009 at 20:26:13

your books are amazing :)

Gwyneth — Aberteifi , United Kingdom — 18 Jan 2009 at 18:14:19

CGP revision books have helped me through my exams, and teach the subjects better then the teachers do and in a much easier way.

— , United Kingdom — 18 Jan 2009 at 16:53:46

your books helped me get a level 5 in all of my ks2 sats!

georgina — , United Kingdom — 17 Jan 2009 at 18:26:53

Great website. I am in Yr 8 and I find your books a whole lot of help. I have used them ever since primary school and the have helped me since then.

Jo — Barnes, London , United Kingdom — 17 Jan 2009 at 16:29:45

I love these books and my mum has just bought all the KS3 ones - cool!!

JO CLARK — LONDON , United Kingdom — 17 Jan 2009 at 16:09:02

I just got cgp maths question book... what can I say it was the best book I ever bought it starts you off easy then gives you a challenge. thank you for great books

Brittany — Grays, United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 22:39:05

hi I really like the revision they help me a lot and they are very funny it makes learning a lot easier. Thanks best wishes.

Ruby — Birmingham, United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 20:44:08

The books are too expensive, but they really help.

Sami — Northampton, United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 19:00:49

I find the books very helpful!!

Kimberley — , United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 18:54:06

We use the revision books at our school and I thought they were quite dull and boring, but when my mum bought the workbook, I loved it and thought it was brilliant all the way through

Edie — London, United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 16:26:32

(Commenting on book SQAR41, GCSE Additional Applied Science AQA Revision Guide

Why is the delivery 2.50 really?

Mohammed — Manchester, United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 12:48:09

Guestbook Editor: We're sorry — we work really hard to keep our prices as low as we possibly can, but we do have to make enough pennies to keep producing our lovely books.

Ordered over the phone a few days ago, staff extremely helpful and books arrived the next day. You can't get much better service than that. Thank you.

David Card — Ruislip Manor, United Kingdom — 16 Jan 2009 at 08:54:33

Hi, just thought I'd say thanks for helping me get an A* in my Stats GCSE exam. I find your books a big help :-)

Kaya — Hull, United Kingdom — 15 Jan 2009 at 18:32:41

This website is great for revising, I'm sure it will help a lot in my end of term test.

M — , United Kingdom — 15 Jan 2009 at 18:28:19

These books are too expensive.

John — Harare, Zimbabwe — 15 Jan 2009 at 13:16:55

How about a Revision Guide for GCSE Hamlet?

— , United Kingdom — 15 Jan 2009 at 12:41:49

Guestbook Editor: Thanks for the suggestion — we'll add it to our bag of ideas for the future.

I love the jokes in the books, it makes revision less monotonous. Thanks for getting me through my GCSEs and now part way through my AS levels.

Anon — , United Kingdom — 14 Jan 2009 at 23:03:44

CGP books are the best revision guides to help you get the best grade.
For anyone thinking twice about getting a CGP book, it is the right choice, as they show you step by step in the books how to solve and work out problems. They're excellent and a great help.

Ann — London, United Kingdom — 14 Jan 2009 at 21:16:35

Hello! I'm in Year 10 and I would just like to say that your OCR 21st Century Core Science Revision Guide really helped me through my first and second module exams! Thank you so much, I've learnt loads from your book and I have them for all my other subjects. You will be the reason I pass my exams with a B - thank you!! Love you forever!

Ellen — Norwich, United Kingdom — 14 Jan 2009 at 20:29:45

Met you on the stand at the ASE conference. Thanks so much for the samples - keep going. Good to meet the people responsible for the jokes... best wishes.

Harry Gray — Telford, United Kingdom — 14 Jan 2009 at 14:25:18

Thank you so much CGP. After a recent trip to the library and discovering one of your KS2 Study Books on Maths, I finally have the help and the equipment I need to teach my 10 year old daughter (who is home educated) every subject in detail. 100 out of 10 in my opinion! Thank you, we will definitely be back for more.

Rachel Fyfe — Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom — 14 Jan 2009 at 14:09:36

The CGP books are really brilliant - they got me through my GCSEs. I actually learnt Physics from them because I never understood it from my teacher! But have you ever considered doing a range for the IB? I'm doing it instead of A-levels and I can't find anything that makes revision as fun as you!

Jenni — Cumbria, United Kingdom — 13 Jan 2009 at 21:39:46

Guestbook Editor: We're really glad you like our books. We don't have plans to publish any IB books in the near future — sorry! Our AS and A2 level books cover much of the same stuff as the IB course, so you might find them helpful. Good luck with your studies.

I really wish you would stop putting lame jokes in the books, they really aren't funny. Other than that though, the books are good.

Rhiannon — Selby, United Kingdom — 13 Jan 2009 at 19:47:17

I enjoyed the Science book very much. I liked the part about the properties of solids, liquids, and gases, it was really educating.

Annie Cull — Essex, United Kingdom — 13 Jan 2009 at 17:40:46

I find your books a godsend as they are so simple to use and understand. Everything is explained so a child can understand. Without your books my daughters would be struggling with their work.

Miscellaneous — , United Kingdom — 13 Jan 2009 at 16:13:02

I used your text guide for Of Mice and Men when I studied my GCSE - I'm now doing AS English Lit, but I can't find any CGP guides for the books I'm studying. Are there any?

Chris — Cambridge, United Kingdom — 13 Jan 2009 at 12:06:19

Guestbook Editor: We're really sorry, but we don't have any books for AS English Lit at the moment. It might be an idea to talk to your teacher and see if they can help you out — good luck with your AS course!

I enjoy reading the CGP books as the interesting cartoons drawn on the pages make it fun to revise the facts you need to know for SATS or GCSEs or A-levels etc.

Rebekah — Banbury, United Kingdom — 12 Jan 2009 at 22:01:54

Thanks a lot whoever made this website, it's brill! It really helps me with my SATS.

Jake Resta — Heanor, United Kingdom — 12 Jan 2009 at 18:00:09

(Commenting on book BHW39, KS3 Biology Workbook, Levels 3-7

Does this Workbook (and the Physics and Chemistry Workbooks) have an answer sheet inside?

Caroline Taylor — Walton on Thames, United Kingdom — 12 Jan 2009 at 16:01:41

Guestbook Editor: This book doesn't have the answers inside it, but we do have a separate Answer Book which contains answers for all three of the Workbooks you've mentioned. Have a look at our product pages for more info — the one you're looking for is KS3 Workbook Answers (book code SHA39). Hope this helps.

I wish you made Statistics A2 books. Now I have to revise without your illuminating descriptions, instead I've got people that phrase the stuff like they're talking to fellow university professors.

The Strange Stick — Lyme Regis, United Kingdom — 11 Jan 2009 at 21:26:46

Your books are really good. All of the things that I couldn't understand up to Year 10 I have now managed to learn and you also make them simple when teachers make them so complicated.

Callum — Winchester, United Kingdom — 11 Jan 2009 at 19:37:51

I have used your books to tutor children from all Key Stages for many years and highly recommend them to parents. They are child friendly and I wish I'd had them when I was at school as now my dad would have more hair. They help children where English is a second language to learn too, and I've had many who have gone onto Grammar School because of these books. Many thanks to CGP from me and all my students.

Eleanor — Colne, United Kingdom — 11 Jan 2009 at 17:27:02

CGP got me through my GCSEs, thank you! x

Anna — Belfast, United Kingdom — 11 Jan 2009 at 16:51:58

I have done GCSEs and am awaiting results and I just wanted to say that I've used your books all the way through and they have really really helped me. I'm moving on to A-levels and I wanted to know if you do an AS History book?
Thank you!

Raphael — London, United Kingdom — 11 Jan 2009 at 15:43:30

Guestbook Editor: We're sorry — we don't have an AS History book at the moment. The problem is that AS History can cover so many different topics, we're struggling to find a way to fit it into one lovely affordable book. Thanks for the suggestion though, we'll keep it in mind for the future.

Your books are awesome! I went from an E to an A in chemistry within a term and your books have helped me a lot! Thank you! x x x

Radha — Bridgend, United Kingdom — 11 Jan 2009 at 11:27:57

Please can you do discounts for private customers?

Umaar — Barnsley, United Kingdom — 10 Jan 2009 at 14:45:34

Guestbook Editor: We promise we try to keep our prices as low as we possibly can... but we have to make some pennies to pay our busy little editors — otherwise there'd be nobody to make the books!

Please, oh please, could you make a Decision Maths Revision Guide - otherwise I'll fail. :) I love all the Science ones but the AS Chemistry for OCR B (Salters) differs from the text books loads and misses out lots of things we were told we needed to know... I was so confused. Thanks a bunch anyhow!

Sally — Lincoln, United Kingdom — 10 Jan 2009 at 14:36:09

Guestbook Editor: We're always looking for ways to improve our books so we'd love to know what's missing from your OCR B (Salters) Guide - just send us an email and let us know.

This website is really good and the books you get are really high quality.

Georgia Shanley — Braunton , United Kingdom — 10 Jan 2009 at 09:53:24

This website really helps me to get my work done and I have more practice for my mock SATS. Thank you CGP!

Lisha — Basingstoke, United Kingdom — 09 Jan 2009 at 22:45:20

I think your CGP books are amazing. I am in Year six and our class are reading a Key Stage Two Science book. It's giving me lots of answers for our SATS and I don't mind doing my homework reading this booklet.

Natalie Wood — Uttoxeter, United Kingdom — 09 Jan 2009 at 22:31:04

Wow they are sooo cool, they really help. Thanks for producing them. Bye now, got to study them (the CGP books).

Fessrie — Bradford, United Kingdom — 09 Jan 2009 at 18:29:47

The books are a bit rude for young people, but I like them!

Jason — Warrington, United Kingdom — 09 Jan 2009 at 16:50:47

Best revision guides ever! Too bad I didn't get one for Salters AS Chemistry, which I have tomorrow! If I had it I'd probably feel a lot more confident!

George Robbins — Harpenden, United Kingdom — 08 Jan 2009 at 19:35:31

Great jokes.

Cally — Bradford, United Kingdom — 08 Jan 2009 at 19:14:31

I get home tutored and your books really help me understand and catch up on the work that I have missed out on. I am completing the Workbook for the OCR GCSE Core Science at the moment and I am really enjoying it! Thank you so much for creating these fun filled books!

Lauren — Southampton, United Kingdom — 08 Jan 2009 at 14:26:37

Fantastic books & excellent, friendly, super-fast service! Thank you!!

Kathy — Norwich, United Kingdom — 07 Jan 2009 at 22:43:12

Honestly, if we were given these books to just learn instead of lessons, we''d all get great grades, these should be compulsory in our lessons. Really would improve the education system, without a doubt.

Jim — Bath , United Kingdom — 07 Jan 2009 at 20:01:18

Wow this site is amazing!

Naomi — Bolton, United Kingdom — 07 Jan 2009 at 19:55:21

I'm reading your Psychology AS level Revision Guide, and I think the snooker gag is pretty poor, but may help me remember it in my exam. I bet you didn't think you would get any real replies to this :)

Paul — London, United Kingdom — 06 Jan 2009 at 19:21:13

(Commenting on book MHR42, GCSE Maths Revision Guide - Higher

It's easy to learn, it contains comics which really makes learning interesting. It's a very nicely constructed good book.

Theodore Mensah — Dunstable, United Kingdom — 06 Jan 2009 at 08:23:11

Your books are amazing I use them for almost all my GCSE courses. I was just wondering if you have or are going to make a GCSE Irish Language guide? Please make one, I can't find one anywhere and your guides are the best. =)

Charlii — Reading, United Kingdom — 05 Jan 2009 at 19:06:11

Guestbook Editor: Sorry, we don't have plans to make this book at the moment — we'll add it to our bag of ideas for the future though.

At the moment I don't think there is any improvement needed (the books are fine the way they are).

Rosemary — London, United Kingdom — 05 Jan 2009 at 13:20:40

GGP books are really good, they make reading more fun (unlike other books).

Rosemary — London, United Kingdom — 05 Jan 2009 at 13:15:46

CGP books rock!!!!

Ayesha Mohamed — Ondon, United Kingdom — 05 Jan 2009 at 12:07:59

I think without these I will not pass so bless you for making the books xxxxxx

Zara — Bradford, United Kingdom — 04 Jan 2009 at 18:45:43

I absolutely love this site but I think you should add just a little bit more. Maybe have a little questionnaire on what we would like (things like more fun interactive games, maybe loads more things to do). Thanks, that would be fabulous.

Hannah — Brent, London, United Kingdom — 04 Jan 2009 at 17:16:46

Guestbook Editor: Thanks for this. We always like to hear your suggestions — we'll add them to our list of things for the future.

Hi, I've a scholarship test and CGP books are helping me a lot as it's fun revising with them.

Puja — Leicester, United Kingdom — 04 Jan 2009 at 16:09:24

I love these books, they've helped me through my Year 9 SATS and GCSE's, which I ended up getting 9 of thanks to your books! Getting the AS level ones now and they'll hopefully help again, thanks alot!!

Emma — Stockport, United Kingdom — 04 Jan 2009 at 01:30:20

(Commenting on book MHR22, KS2 Maths Study Book

I think it would be helpful if all the pages were there but this book has helped me alot (especially in emergencies)!

Summer — Richmond, United Kingdom — 03 Jan 2009 at 18:54:15

Guestbook Editor: Glad to hear you like our book. Sorry about those missing pages — just send us a little email with your details we'll sort this one out for you.

I recently bought the AS level Maths Edexcel Core 1 Revision Guide which I am quite unhappy with. The book is quite patronising and even has a page about cows which has nothing to do with maths. I have had other CGP books in the past too through school and like this one, they were all patronising and didn't tend to help too much. Safety warnings like 'eat more sprouts' shouldn't be put on the books either, can't you just keep it about the subject?

Martin — Newcastle, United Kingdom — 03 Jan 2009 at 14:38:24

Guestbook Editor: We're sorry you didn't like our book — we know our humour isn't everyone's cup of tea but some people do find it helps.

Hi I'm 17 years old and revising Geography A2. I am so upset to see that there isn't a book for A2. I feel that these books are the best and will find it hard to revise with others. Do you know any other books that are similar to these and that do A2 Geography?

Rachel Allen — Coalville, United Kingdom — 02 Jan 2009 at 15:44:37

Guestbook Editor: We've no plans to make an A2 level Geography book at the moment — sorry. Perhaps you could ask your teacher to recommend a book that suits your course. Good luck with your studies.

Hey, your books are really good but you haven't got nearly all the ones I need for my AS levels. You have an English Language AQA B but not Literature B and you don't have any History, Music or Law. Are any of these on the way?

Kayleigh — Hillingdon, United Kingdom — 02 Jan 2009 at 15:19:24

Guestbook Editor: We're sorry but there are no plans to make these books at the moment — our busy little editors are working as fast as they can. Thanks for the ideas though, we'll keep them in mind for the future.

The books are excellent - used for GCSE level but would like an Economics for AS and A2 level. You offer Business Studies but no Economics books which is disappointing as it would be well worthwhile if like all the other subjects. We were looking to purchase it!

Nicola — Birmingham , United Kingdom — 02 Jan 2009 at 13:44:00

Hi, I love your books and I wanted to order some of them for Year five because I want to study from them, so how can I order?

maisa — mawaleh, Oman — 01 Jan 2009 at 14:53:49

Guestbook Editor: One of the easiest ways to order is to give us a ring on 0800 1712 712 (+44 1229 719000 from overseas). If you prefer you can order through the website or by dropping us an email.

I enjoyed the Science book and it is well illustrated. I learnt alot and was able to understand different subjects.

Deneshae — Birmingham, United Kingdom — 01 Jan 2009 at 10:33:49