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“And stil I aint said all there is to say about that littl old hook nose man. That day when I seen him it were like a dream I cudnt wake up out of.

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Book Review

Getting Started

A bookshelf filled with some of the wonderful books that followed my first day of work.

Fresh out of college, I landed a job as “assistant to the editor” F. 185 more words


11th January 2015 – yet to surface (Fujifilm X10)

“Why do you love hanging around under bridges so much?”

“I’m not sure, it could be that’s I’m part troll.” 61 more words

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Book review: Jim's Lion, by Russell Hoban

Hoban, Russell. Jim’s Lion. Ill. Alexis Deacon. Candlewick. 2001, 2014. $15.99. 78p. 978-0-7636-6517-3. Ages 7-10:

Rich, cream-colored paper provides the backdrop for the pencil-and-pastel illustrations which accompany Hoban’s last story before he died in 2011. 123 more words

Book Reviews

a christmas story

‘Every year, the toys were brought down from the attic and placed under the tree hung with angels and lights and smelling of the pine woods. 949 more words

Rosie's Magic Horse / Out of the Cage / Gods and Monsters

Rosie’s Magic Horse, my latest collaboration with Peaceful Lion Productions, opened successfully at Southwark Playhouse earlier this month. This one has been a lot of fun – the story, based on the book by Russell Hoban and illustrated by Quentin Blake, has been beautifully adapted by Ollie Fielding. 271 more words