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Tag Archives: children's books
Book of November 11, 2009
The first Moomin book. Apparently Jansson based many of the characters on her family and friends, which may explain why they are less emotionally stereotyped, more like actual people and less like narrative conventions, than most characters in “realistic” children’s books. actual post date: Nov. 16, 2009
Book of November 6, 2009
There are too many trucks, and the trucks are too big.
Book of November 1, 2009
Looking forward to growing up is all very well, but sometimes you just like to be little. Especially when the grown-ups are working.
Book of October 23, 2009
As a child, I read every sort of animal-based fiction. This is one of those where they think like animals and don’t talk, and one of my very favorites.
Book of October 20, 2009
Sorry about the late posting, I was experiencing technical difficulties. A genuine, old-fashioned Grimm-type fairy tale, told new.
Book of October 14, 2009
A Memorable History of England, comprising all the parts you can remember, including 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates. 75th anniversary edition, with new copyright-enhanced illustrations by Steven Appleby.
Book of October 10, 2009
They re-named him “Harvey” for some reason, but he’ll always be “Bruno” to us. Wonderfully detailed how-to.
Book of October 7, 2009
It starts as a more realistic take on The Borrowers, but grows both height and depth (as Pratchett will).