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Mini Review: Jim’s Lion by Russell Hoban 
(Illustrated by Alexis Deacon)

 A touching story about a boy in hospital, who dreams wild and extraordinary dreams as he faces a life-saving operation. 124 more words

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The Mad Maxathon, part three: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

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This is the one that broke the franchise.

It is the one with the audacity to have a character claim, early on, that ‘We’re dealing with subtlety here’. 812 more words

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5 BOOKS THAT ARE SURREAL/WEIRD, BUT YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY READ

As a literature student and a total book worm, I have come across many books that I adore, and some of them have extremely unusual story lines. 899 more words

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Jim's Lion by Russell Hoban - A Review

Jim’s Lion by Russell Hoban is a strange and powerful story. Originally published in 2001 with illustrations by Ian Andrew, it has been re-released this year with illustrations by Alexis Deacon, who also illustrated Hoban’s last children’s story: … 477 more words

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A Reading Resolution

Were it not for my fellow bloggers, I would not be the least tempted to break out of the reading rut in which I’ve been happily ensconced. 918 more words

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This is my daughter’s favorite author! She loves Frances the badger!

What I am 
is tired of jam. 

Russell Hoban

Russell Hoban (born February 4, 1925) created the most beloved badger in children’s literature when he wrote Bread and Jam for Frances.

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SA4QE 2015

Happy birthday to Russell Hoban, wherever he may be in the luminiferous ether. So we remember him every year: and odd writer with unusually attached fans. 66 more words

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