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'Tow-Truck Pluck' by Annie M.G. Schmidt & Fiep Westendorp (Review)

My little helper has been rather busy recently with school work and basketball training, but she’s always ready to drop everything when another book arrives, especially when it’s by a writer whose work she’s enjoyed before.  840 more words

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'An Elephantasy' by María Elena Walsh (Review)

When you hear talk of a flying elephant, most Anglophone readers’ minds will probably turn in the direction of a certain Disneyfied pachyderm entertaining crowds at the circus.  837 more words

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'Wildwitch: Wildfire' by Lene Kaaberbøl (Review)

While I’ve read a fair few books for this year’s Women in Translation Month, I’m not the only one in my household who’s on board.  909 more words

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'The Snow Queen' by Hans Christian Andersen (Review)

It’s been a while, but today sees the return of my trusty assistant (who has been otherwise occupied with school, her iPad and piles of other books which my wife reserves on the library database on a daily basis).  635 more words

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'Meet at the Ark at Eight!' by Ulrich Hub (Review)

The new year is now well under way, and I’m back in the swing of things, reading and reviewing merrily away as always.  However, as regular readers will know, I’m not the only book reviewer in our family, and… 688 more words

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