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Book Sunday: Till The Fat Girl Sings

Til The Fat Girl Sings Sharon Wheatley Published by Adams Media Paperback, 271 pages I picked this book up at the Times Warehouse Sale of Doom for half price but it was damn worth it. It was an absorbing one-sitting read. Here’s what the back of the book says: “My name is Sharon and I …

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Book Sunday: The Last Elegant Bear

The Last Elegant Bear Dennis Kyte Published by Little Simon Books Hardcover The Last Elegant Bear is another one of those books where the story is eclipsed by the artwork. Story? What story? I can’t remember the story. But look at the pretty pencil sketches and colour pencil work! The book follows the “Life and …

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Book Sunday: Blankets

Blankets Craig Thompson Published by Top Shelf Productions Paperback, 592 pages I’ve never heard of Craig Thompson or any of his work before. When a copy of the very thick and very heavy “Blankets” landed on my desk by way of two friends, I thought it was a trade paperback of some obscure novel… until …

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Book Sunday: Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat Chris Riddell Published by Macmillan Children’s Books Hard cover, 171 pages Ottoline and the Yellow Cat came before Ottoline Goes To School. You can see that she’s a bit younger in this book, but it doesn’t take away the fun of the series. Ottoline lives in the Pepperpot Building (called …

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Book Sunday: Ottoline Goes To School

Ottoline goes to School Chris Riddell Published by Macmillan Children’s Books Hard cover, 170 pages Ottoline Brown is the eccentric daughter of Professor and Professor Brown. Her parents are away a lot because they are Collectors and roam the globe for things to collect. Ottoline’s best friend and constant companion is Mr. Munroe, whom her …