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Guestbook Archive - February 2009

This site is very good. I think it is useful to everybody because of the lots of different varieties of books they have.

Aaliyah — London, United Kingdom — 27 Feb 2009 at 22:10:32

Great books. I have them all for GCSE. However it would be nice if you could make a book for GCSE Economics, not only Business Studies, as some chapters are different between the 2 subjects.

Pablo — London, United Kingdom — 27 Feb 2009 at 19:28:02

Hi CGP. At home I have a Science book and it is very very interesting, one of the best books I have ever had and it really explains everything you need to know. Thanks a lot!!

Rashmee — Manchester, United Kingdom — 27 Feb 2009 at 19:13:43

Hey there. I really enjoyed this website. I am your number one fan. I love you CGP!!

Lauren Smithy x — , United Kingdom — 26 Feb 2009 at 15:31:56

Where is your link to the CGP catalogue? I can't find it and I want to order some books. Please let me know as soon as possible.

Rijwana — manchester, United Kingdom — 25 Feb 2009 at 20:42:53

Guestbook Editor: You can see all our books by clicking on the product range button — you'll then be on a page where you can choose the subject and key stage. If you'd prefer to have a catalogue to flick through, just drop us an email and we'll send one out straight away. Hope this helps.

You're pretty spot on :)

Bono — London, United Kingdom — 25 Feb 2009 at 18:28:25

The books have really helped me out. I struggle with my Science and the books have made it so clear that now I am confident for my SATS, woohoo!

Victoria Grant — Axminster, United Kingdom — 24 Feb 2009 at 21:26:39

Got GCSE's soon, not looking forward to them, going to invest in your books tomorrow, they have helped me achieve a B in my Science GCSE. So hopefully I should be able to bag about five more this year. Thanks guys.

Usman Ghani — Worcester, United Kingdom — 24 Feb 2009 at 21:11:23

I am a Year 6 teacher who uses almost all of your revision books and practice tests to help prepare my class for the SATs tests. We all love the new Targeted Question Books for KS2 Maths in the 3 levels but both myself and my pupils cannot understand why Targeted Question Books are not available for Science as well. Are there any plans to produce some? In our school we also use the continuous assessment tests in Mathematics. However, we have found that the levels awarded are slightly more generous than those in the QCA tests.
And one final point - are there any plans to bring out end of year assessments for Years 1 to 5 in Science?

Thank you - a CGP fan!
(Great books, Great Price, Great Service)

Primary Teacher — School, United Kingdom — 24 Feb 2009 at 17:26:17

Guestbook Editor: We're busy working on our A2 range, so we've no plans to make any more Key Stage 2 books at the moment — sorry. We will be reviewing our KS2 range at some point soon, so we'll keep your suggestions in mind for then.

(Commenting on book S8W31, KS3 Science National Strategy - Book 2, Units 8A to 8L

It's great.

Sam — London, United Kingdom — 24 Feb 2009 at 17:09:17

(Commenting on book SHS31, KS3 Science Complete Revision & Practice

I love this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ashley Patterson — London, United Kingdom — 24 Feb 2009 at 15:44:47

Are you planning to do a book on "A Midsummer Night''s Dream" complete text? This is a popular play at KS3 and KS4.

Cheryl Nichol — Newbury , United Kingdom — 24 Feb 2009 at 11:02:27

Guestbook Editor: Sorry - we're not planning to make this book at the moment, but thanks for the suggestion. We'll keep it in mind for the future.

I bought your A2 Physics Revision Guide the other day and I have to say it really is brilliant! I just came on to the website to buy the A2 Maths one as I couldn't find it in the shops, and I have to say I am a tad surprised to see you don't have one for it. So apart from that, I think your books are great! (I also need one for Further Maths but I always doubted you'd have one for that!)

Tim — New Oscott - Birmingham, United Kingdom — 23 Feb 2009 at 20:17:47

Guestbook Editor: We're really glad you like our Physics book. You're right about A2 Maths — we don't have a book for this at the moment. The problem is the course is so huge we haven't figured out a way of getting all the info into one lovely affordable book. We'll take another look at this next year, as the A2 Maths course is due to change then.

Brill but a few perks.

Lisa Santoria — London, United Kingdom — 23 Feb 2009 at 19:55:43

Your books are amazing! And I'm sure I'm speaking on behalf of hundreds of thousands of people! Thanks! And keep it up!

Mumin Mindboom — Birmingham, United Kingdom — 23 Feb 2009 at 19:17:08

I own the Important Bits KS2 Science book and it's really great! I recommend it to all of my friends!

Debbie — Coventry, United Kingdom — 23 Feb 2009 at 17:52:53

Hi, I really enjoy studying from CGP books but I don't really understand your jokes! I get great revision from it though, thank you!

Nivedita — Prasad, United Kingdom — 23 Feb 2009 at 17:12:05

I feel your books are great for younger children as the colloquial language and jokes seem to amuse them. However I literally can't stand the terrible jokes and word play. It doesn't help me remember key facts... it just annoys me.

Joanna-Marie — Northampton, United Kingdom — 23 Feb 2009 at 14:10:48

These books are great to have! They're fantastic revision and learning! However, I think some books need to be less colourful like the homework books! - that's the improvement.

cool — London, United Kingdom — 22 Feb 2009 at 22:42:45

Hi your books are cool I have them as homework but some I don't understand.

Katie — Tipton, United Kingdom — 22 Feb 2009 at 19:36:12

Guestbook Editor: If you're not sure about something in your homework it might be a good idea to ask your teacher for a some help — just so you understand it for next time.

It was ok but did not work for me it didn't have what I wanted.

— , United Kingdom — 22 Feb 2009 at 18:45:20

These books are fab. I used them for GCSE Biology and Chemistry and they helped me soooo much. About to buy A-Level books now! Cheers CGP!!! xx

Taz :) — Cardiff, United Kingdom — 22 Feb 2009 at 13:35:39

I found your Psychology AS guide very useful when it came to revising. I was very annoyed to find that you dont have an A2 guide for Psychology. I was really disappointed because I can't find any decent revision guides now. Psychology is a hard subject to revise and it's even harder when companies like you fail the students around the country. I hope something is done about this, it's too late to help Year 13's now.

Stef — , United Kingdom — 22 Feb 2009 at 12:03:21

Guestbook Editor: We're really sorry you feel disappointed — we try and make books as fast as we can. We're busy making an A2 Psychology Revision Guide at the moment, but it won't be ready until September. Perhaps you could talk to your Psychology teacher and see what they recommend for revision. Good luck with your studies.

My son loves the books, easy to read and nicely written, great for a quick parental overview of topics.

R Edwards — Lampeter, United Kingdom — 21 Feb 2009 at 19:52:13

I used to be in the low group but after buying these books I am on the top of the class!

Shajeda — Leicester, United Kingdom — 21 Feb 2009 at 18:45:14

Many thanks for the books that you have sent me in the past, they have helped my children in their schooling immensely. They are useful and friendly in their text.

Sue Diggle — Bolton, United Kingdom — 21 Feb 2009 at 09:32:13

Hi again, I'm in KS3. I was just wondering could you get exam practice papers from like the year 2000? That would be good.

Pip — London, United Kingdom — 20 Feb 2009 at 09:57:51

Guestbook Editor: Sorry, we don't have any really old Practice Papers. The thing is, the stuff you need to know at each Key Stage changes from time to time — so recent ones are more helpful for revising.

Hi, I like your books. Why do some books cost £10.00 when its quite large and £4.50 when it is just a smaller thinner version of the big one? Sorry.

Pip — London , United Kingdom — 20 Feb 2009 at 08:22:14

Guestbook Editor: We try really hard to keep our prices as low as possible, but we do have to make a few pennies here and there — so we can make more lovely books.

Hi, it would be good if the revision books had exam style questions within the same book. It would be so much easier! But I have to say that your books are amazing!

Pip — London, United Kingdom — 20 Feb 2009 at 08:15:39

Guestbook Editor: You haven't said which level you're studying — if you're KS3 or GCSE, then our Complete Revision and Practice guides might be just what you're after. They're a mixture of clear notes, practice exercises and exam questions. Take a look at our product page for more info.

The books are very good, but you don't have one for Greek, which is a shame because that's the one I need.

Dylan — London, United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 21:07:59

The books are okay but they aren't the best... I like the jokes (sometimes!!). If you want good studying books then go elsewhere.

Someone — Cambridge, United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 20:55:24

This is very good.

Jordan — Wednesbury, United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 19:59:30

It's annoying that there are no Greek books for GCSE.

— , United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 18:36:14

(Commenting on book IHR21, KS2 ICT Study Guide

This is a good book to choose. Received it in the post today. It's got all sorts about ICT, I love it and it helps me with my SATS.

Liam Chick — Whimple, United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 17:10:20

Really good books! Really I think you should have more Maths and Literacy and Science books and maybe I.C.T. because learning Maths and English is good for when you grow older, and Science actually and definitely Technology!!

— , United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 12:15:27

Guestbook Editor: Our busy little editors are working their socks off to make new books — thanks for your ideas, we'll add it to our bag of ideas.

Good books. But kind of too much info. Some people think they are expensive but to me they're kind of cheap!

Ksac — Blackburn, United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 12:06:51

Hi. I just love CGP books because they really help us with revising stuff.

Anmol — Manchester, United Kingdom — 19 Feb 2009 at 11:53:32

(Commenting on book IHR21, KS2 ICT Study Guide

I think it is excellent, marked ten out of ten, tells me everything about ICT I need to know.

Liam — Whimple, United Kingdom — 18 Feb 2009 at 20:03:23

The books are good but the site really isn''t very appealing. A lot more work needs to be done in order to make it a useful and resourceful revision website.

Sam — Birmingham , United Kingdom — 17 Feb 2009 at 12:33:24

Guestbook Editor: Thanks letting us know what you think — we always like to hear your suggestions for ways we can improve.

Hi, CGP books have helped me through my GCSE revision and they are great because they summarise all the info we need to learn. However sometimes they try a bit too hard to be funny...

Jewel — London, United Kingdom — 17 Feb 2009 at 12:31:32

(Commenting on book GRBR41, GCSE Geography Resources OCR B (Avery Hill) Study Guide

£9.99 - when a thinner one costs £4.50!! It's obscene. And too plain, seems the more jokes, the cheaper it is - don't buy this book, read the syllabus online and use the other book. Was much more of a hinderance than a help.

Donald — Cambridge, United Kingdom — 16 Feb 2009 at 20:47:24

This a really good site I should know I am in Year 6.

Safa Abukar — London, United Kingdom — 16 Feb 2009 at 20:28:19

Hi, this isn't really a nice website because you can only buy things on here, you can't look inside the books.

Abi — Bristol, United Kingdom — 16 Feb 2009 at 17:44:30

We have your books at our school they are cool! Respect to kids man we rock the world!

Pants — , United Kingdom — 16 Feb 2009 at 17:26:50

This is great for me to revise! Thanks luv.

Cloe — Tamworth, United Kingdom — 16 Feb 2009 at 17:16:07

Really good books. I love the level 5 CGP Maths books and I do love Maths.
Really really good books and if I get a good score in my SATS I wouldn't stop thanking the CGP books' inventor...

Don't want to tell — Blackburn, United Kingdom — 15 Feb 2009 at 20:10:35

The site still needs work and the books are ok.

McCartney — London, United Kingdom — 15 Feb 2009 at 17:13:53

This is a rubbish site because hardly any one's going to want to sign in but the books are wicked.

Bangla — Lol, United Kingdom — 15 Feb 2009 at 10:04:35

Love CGP books, just want to print out a KS2 timetable! Still love the books without these no one could get through SATS (exams).

Chlo — Solihull, United Kingdom — 14 Feb 2009 at 17:48:08

I absolutely adore the CGP revision books. They are very funny and extremely helpful. I would definitely recommend them to ANYONE reading this message!

Miley Cyrus fan — Surrey, United Kingdom — 14 Feb 2009 at 13:31:25

CGP books are the best I use them all the time.

Georgia — Wigan, United Kingdom — 14 Feb 2009 at 12:42:24

Good selection of materials. It would be useful to have an add-on key to allow customers to select all choices at once on one webpage, for example one selection "ADD ALL" of English writing, reading and spelling, instead of presently one by one. Thanks.

Miss R Bandaranayake — Bromley, United Kingdom — 14 Feb 2009 at 12:27:43

Guestbook Editor: Thanks for your suggestion — we're always keen to hear your ideas.

You're not bad.

JC — , United Kingdom — 13 Feb 2009 at 20:50:31

This is the best.

Fahim — UK, United Kingdom — 13 Feb 2009 at 19:41:13

Your range is great - thanks to you I got 9A*s and one A at GCSE. I am now doing AS levels, and looking forward to getting the Science books, but it would be helpful to have a larger range for AS/A levels. (Personally I could do with French and History!!)

Anonymous — Liverpool, United Kingdom — 13 Feb 2009 at 19:29:11

Guestbook Editor: Wow, congrats on a great set of GCSE results! You'll be pleased to hear we're working on some new A2 Science books for September — keep an eye on our What's New page for more info.

I love this website it has really jogged my memory on all subjects and it isn't long until my SATS!

Jade — , United Kingdom — 13 Feb 2009 at 12:37:59

I love CGP books they are really helpful and they improve your learning and also put your SATS levels a lot higher !!

Troy 14 — Hastings, United Kingdom — 12 Feb 2009 at 19:42:09

This site is perfect. What more can a child want? All they need is a brain to revise.

Serhat — Edmonton, United Kingdom — 12 Feb 2009 at 19:09:03

Thanks for the brilliant service! Paid one day... here the next!! What more could you ask for? :o)

Julie Simpson — North Yorks, United Kingdom — 11 Feb 2009 at 21:06:35

I love this book it's the best book for learning. It's really helped me and I just got it today from my teacher. Also it will do me and my frends at school loads of good. Thanks for making Key Stage 2 Science.

Mariam — Bermonsey, United Kingdom — 11 Feb 2009 at 20:40:50

Your books rock CGP. Very useful and funny too!

Chloe — Leeds, United Kingdom — 10 Feb 2009 at 23:16:38

Have had a great time using your books, as a mature student GCSE's can be very daunting. Found your books excellent, user friendly and funny!! Keep doing what you're doing CGP.

J B Smith — Surrey, United Kingdom — 10 Feb 2009 at 21:56:44

Thease are really good books and they will help me get from a level 4 to a level 5a. Wooooooooo really fun fun fun books!

Jess — , United Kingdom — 10 Feb 2009 at 18:35:01

These books are great. I have used them since Year 6 SATS and have just ordered a set for my GCSE's. Website could do with a fresh new look though.

Ben Turner — Coulsdon, United Kingdom — 10 Feb 2009 at 18:32:24

Why sooooooooooo expensive???

— , United Kingdom — 10 Feb 2009 at 18:15:59

It would be really helpful if you could make one for AS Economics!

- — London, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 23:20:20

Hey I'd just like to say your books are absolutely amazing! I've been using them ever since my Year 6 SATS and they've never let me down! Thank you for creating the perfect revision guide.

- — London, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 23:14:47

I would definitely recommend these books to any child that needs to revise and would definitely use them again.

— , United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 20:02:26

These books are really helping me for my SATS in Year 6!


These books are amazing! I am age 11 and I am at the top of the class and these revision guides are awesome, they truly are the best books for studying!
These will certainly help me get my expectations of level 5!!


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.


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 - Friday, 30 January 2009 at 17:48:36


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Dina — Aberdeen, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 19:39:07

Fun Fun Fun!!!

Renee — London, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 19:36:46

I love revising. CGP has helped me a lot and I am now hoping for better grades.

Georgia — Preston, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 19:08:49

I love CGP books, they are the perfect summary to almost everything we've learnt and have helped me massively in my mocks. The one thing I'd like to ask about is why you haven't done any IGCSE or (with regards to science) Triple Award-specific books? Would be fantastic to see CGP's originality and flair in these areas...

Taylor — London, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 18:47:13

Guestbook Editor: Sorry, these books aren't on our publishing list at the moment. Thanks for the suggestions though — we'll add them to our bag of ideas for the future.

I love CGP books.

— , United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 17:52:22

Hi, just to say I love your books and could I possibly apply for a sponsorship as I am well into revision! Thanks.

Peter Bottomley — Heacham, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 15:52:43

(Commenting on book EHR51, AS-Level English Language Revision Guide

Fantastic read, even though I only got a D, it really helped me going forward.

Reece Hemmings — Boughton-Aluph, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 15:09:00

CGP is helping me with my SATS revision and I am hoping to use these books in yr 7

Sana — Manchester, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 14:31:34

The entire range of Coordination Group Publications make a wholesale mockery of education, and their popularity and widespread use is a sad reflection of the second rate education that our children are receiving in Britain today.

Sabbir Rahman — Northwood, United Kingdom — 09 Feb 2009 at 03:30:03

It would be useful for CGP to produce revision material for Football.

Cristiano — Ronaldo , United Kingdom — 08 Feb 2009 at 21:29:54

this is not too good it doesn't help me at all!!! sorry duck but i really don't like it and you have ruined my GCSE.

Isaac Seaton — Mars, Turkmenistan — 08 Feb 2009 at 21:23:58

Just ordered three books because I love them so much. I got a Science book from my teacher and it has improved my science so much. I feel confident in answering my questions and the books are not boring they try their best to get you to learn in a different and funny sort of way.

Nathan — London, United Kingdom — 08 Feb 2009 at 15:56:54

These books are fantastic they really helped me with my pre SATS tests and I will be using them for my real SATS!!

Ellie — Leigh, United Kingdom — 08 Feb 2009 at 10:12:14

I asked some questions in here and got really useful answers.

Anna — Belper , United Kingdom — 07 Feb 2009 at 17:31:46

The study books are awesome. They are easy to learn from and very good. I have learnt more from them than my teacher has taught me this year! If you are wondering about buying one I would definitely recommend it!!!

Barrovian — , United Kingdom — 06 Feb 2009 at 16:24:47

I have one of these books and it is great. My son likes it, he reads it all day and the best part is he learns things from it that he never learned in school.

Kenzi — London, United Kingdom — 06 Feb 2009 at 13:12:28

These books REALLY help me. I've got almost ALL of them and I use them so much that now they're all bruised. Your method of teaching is VERY useful. I always get a LOAD of good marks when I study with them.

Hafsah — , — 06 Feb 2009 at 07:51:49

It's a good book you know, you learn quite a bit , but there's too much on one page. You should space out the information etc. It would make it more understandable. You should add question revise after each topic, not section - I think you would benefit more. And the questions have got to make you think and remember what you just read. Overall it's a good book, thank you. I hope you take my comments towards changing it.

Amine — Hounslow, United Kingdom — 05 Feb 2009 at 20:30:36

Guestbook Editor: Thanks for your suggestions — we always like to hear what you think of our books. If you could let us know which book you've got, we'll make sure we keep your suggestions in mind.

I found your site very easy and helpful to use, CGP is great. x

Stella — Enfield, United Kingdom — 05 Feb 2009 at 18:46:01

The books are better.

Kyta — Dagenham, United Kingdom — 05 Feb 2009 at 17:47:44

These books are fabulous, they really improved my Maths, English and Science.

Amann — Slough, United Kingdom — 04 Feb 2009 at 22:13:05

I think the Science KS3 revision book is a bit too general. There were many points not covered specifically enough & our teacher had to photocopy sheets from other not so good text books to cover the specific details we needed to know. Overall, I like your books :), they're better for general revision.

:) — LDN, United Kingdom — 04 Feb 2009 at 21:07:45

Guestbook Editor: Thanks — we always like to know what you think. We'll keep this in mind for the future.

I really love this book. It has helped me a lot and now I am getting much better. This is the most fantastic Science book I've ever seen. I like it when we have the summary questions and I can see what my level is.This is an amazing book.

Janani — Mill Hill East, United Kingdom — 04 Feb 2009 at 19:48:38

Didn''t delivery on this site used to be free? In which case, why do we have to pay for it now? I bet it''s the credit crunch...

Ellie — London , United Kingdom — 04 Feb 2009 at 17:58:37

Guestbook Editor: We spent ages researching our postage and packaging rates, to make sure we came up with something that was fair for everyone. We do try really hard to keep our prices as low as we can. Hopefully, if you compare us with other companies out there, you'll find we're still pretty good on price!

I wish you would produce more books for A/AS Level!

James — - , United Kingdom — 04 Feb 2009 at 17:29:55

Guestbook Editor: We promise we're working on it — there are some new A2 level books due out later this year. Keep a eye on the What's New page as we'll put details of the books on when they're ready.

(Commenting on book MURR41, GCSE Music OCR Areas of Study Revision Guide

I use CGP books for OCR GCSE music - they are colourful, humorous and the pupils I teach enjoy them. The content is clearly presented in a way that pupils can understand with cartoons and diagrams as appropriate. They contain a range of information which can be used at all levels. I wish I had books like these when I was at school! They have had a big impact in motivating pupils and improving achievement levels for the listening exam at GCSE. The wording used in the books is simple and plain which helps everyone. I would strongly recommend them. CGP are very fast at dispatching them and the price is very cheap which represents excellent value.

Peter Collings — Lowestoft, United Kingdom — 03 Feb 2009 at 19:19:42

(Commenting on book ML4W21, KS2 Maths Question Book - Level 4

The levelled books are a great help and they help me teach my class. Every child in my class has one.

Mr Paul Bryant — Cambridge, United Kingdom — 03 Feb 2009 at 18:24:57

Guestbook Editor:

Your website is excessively good. You know that? Okay, bye.

Hello — Hello, United Kingdom — 03 Feb 2009 at 16:51:32

These books are so helpful, make more!!!!

Elle — London, United Kingdom — 03 Feb 2009 at 14:09:44

I think that the CGP revision books are fantastic! They've helped me get level 5 in English and Science! (I'm still working on Maths!) My favourite revision book is the Science book because I enjoy Science. Especially the Biology type questions!!

James — Knutsford/Pickmere, United Kingdom — 02 Feb 2009 at 18:56:25

(Commenting on book SHRP22, KS2 Science SATS Practice Papers (Set 1) Levels 3-5

This book is great.

Chloe Marie Fellows — England, United Kingdom — 02 Feb 2009 at 17:08:23

I like this site a lot, it is very helpful and I hope the books help me pass my SATS.

Nomqhele Nadine Ndlovu — Grays, United Kingdom — 02 Feb 2009 at 16:24:12

I think that the revision guides are very good and would happily recommend them to others. They are very, very helpful, I think they're great !!!

Ayesha — , United Kingdom — 01 Feb 2009 at 17:24:29

I've got the KS2 full exam papers and they are fab.

Jaskieran Kaur — Manchester, United Kingdom — 01 Feb 2009 at 13:55:49