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Biggles Takes A Holiday

Recently I have been rereading my Biggles collection and adding to the collection where I am missing a book. Biggles Takes A Holiday has just arrived in the post and I just felt that I wanted to share the beautiful illustrations by Stead. 18 more words

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NPRs All Things Considers Rebecca Stead's Goodbye Stranger.


“The idea came from a girl — she was wearing cat ears, and I said ‘nice ears,'” she tells NPR’s Melissa Block. “And she said, ‘Thanks!

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Gr 5-8-Georges’s life is turned upside down when his father loses his job, forcing his mother to take on extra nursing shifts and prompting the family to move from their house into an unfamiliar Brooklyn apartment. 142 more words

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Starred Review. Grade 5-8–Sixth-grader Miranda lives in 1978 New York City with her mother, and her life compass is Madeleine L’Engle’sA Wrinkle in Time. 191 more words

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The Next Step.

Ok, its out there, the product of my once young mind is available on the WWW, but no one has noticed. Thats fine, I knew I was talking to myself but I will not relent until SOMEONE reads it. 266 more words


Auckland Writers Festival 2015 - My Top 5 Picks

This week the weather has dropped a few degrees here in Auckland and suddenly autumn seems to be in the air. Though that means the end of heading to the beach at the weekends, it’s time to start planning more winterly pursuits. 597 more words

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