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'1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up'

Edited by JULIA ECCLESHARE, with preface by Quentin Blake 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up Penguin, 2009 960pp ISBN 9780143202622

A bright and colourful book,  325 more words

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Review of Show Me a Story!

Show Me a Story! Why Picture Books Matter, Conversations with 21 of the World’s Most Celebrated Illustrators compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus. Published by Candlewick Press in September 2013. 995 more words

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Review of Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom

Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom collected and edited by Leonard S. Marcus. Published in March 2000 by HarperCollins. Paperback with 456 pages (16 of which include large black & white photos of authors and illustrators and a few reprints of ephemera). 1,850 more words

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Katarina Bivald - The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

…And they all read happily ever after in small-town Iowa

I received this enchanting, quirky, feel-good romance with a definite fairy-tale structure from the publisher, Chatto and Windus, via NetGalley, in return for an honest review. 879 more words

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Review of 100 Best Books for Children

100 BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: A PARENT’S GUIDE to making the right choices for your young reader, TODDLER TO PRETEEN by Anita Silvey. Published in 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Court. 1,318 more words

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The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson w/ Giveaway

• Print Length: 352 pages
• Publisher: Harper (March 3, 2015)

A mesmerizingly powerful debut novel about the ways in which past choices can irrevocably define the present—and the bittersweet confrontation of what might have been. 379 more words

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Review: The Book of Speculation

Book Title: The Book of Speculation

Book Author: Erika Swyler

Book Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ (5 out of 5 stars)

Synopsis: “Simon Watson, a young librarian on the verge of losing his job, lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a bluff that is slowly crumbling toward the sea. 666 more words

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