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Don’t Make Me Get My Flying Monkeys!

Scarecrow: I haven’t got a brain… only straw.

Dorothy: How can you talk if you haven’t got a brain?

Scarecrow: I don’t know… But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking… don’t they?

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Lois Rubin Gross

Book Review: Tuesdays at the Castle

I really enjoyed this book.  It was cute, adventurous, and magical, and there is a castle that builds new rooms and rearranges its layout in order to help its occupants (or hinder them, if the castle doesn’t like them)!   284 more words

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Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend by Anna Branford and Sarah Davis

Violet Mackerel’s Possible Friend by Anna Branford and illustrated by Sarah Davis, hardback chapter book, 109 pages, published by Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd in 2013. 327 more words

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Book Review: City of Orphans

I love, love, love Avi’s historical fiction, and this book is a pretty fantastic addition.  Taking place in turn-of-the-century New York City, the story follows Maks, the 13-year-old son of poor Danish immigrants.   502 more words

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Eric K. Williams’ Edric: the Hatchling Gryphon

I received this book courtesy of Mr. Williams for the purpose of a fair and honest review.

What would you do if a pretty agate stone you found, wasn’t a stone after all? 115 more words

Book Apprasials

The Mini Gallery

If you’ve ever been to an art gallery, you’ll know it’s very cold. Apparently all museums all over the world are the same temperature, but the thing is, it gets hotter with lots of people and it feels colder with less people. 705 more words

Creative Writing

Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor by Jacqueline Harvey

Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor by Jacqueline Harvey, paperback, 133 pages, published by Random House Australia in 2012.

Clementine Rose is a sweet little girl of five living in an oversized estate house in disrepair, which her mother, Lady Clarissa Appleby, runs as a country guest house. 321 more words

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