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39

Outside Over There

children's book / cover image / Outside Over There
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A fearful, family togetherness is regained, when Ida's hornpipe helps her recover her baby sister from kidnapping by grotesque, Grim-Reaper, goblin-babies.

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39

Winter Story – A Party in the Ice Palace

children's book / cover image / Winter Story - A Party in the Ice Palace
Plot-ThemeShort Review

In this Brambly Hedge episode, an unusual snowfall enables quaintly humanized mice to stage a snow 'ball'.

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38

Anna Banana and Me

children's book / cover image / Anna Banana and Me
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A timid boy is manipulated by Anna and is unable to act, until a 'magic' feather bumps him into copying her ability.

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37

The Mapmaker’s Daughter

children's book / cover image / The Mapmaker's Daughter
Plot-ThemeShort Review

This time it's a girl, Suchen, who experiences a strange magic that enables her to rescue the prince.

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35

Each Pear Each Plum

children's book / cover image / Each Pear Each Plum
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Children familiar with common fairy tale characters might enjoy finding them hidden in the mediocre illustrations.

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35

A Woggle of Witches,

children's book / cover image / A Woggle of Witches
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Partying witches take a fun flight, but are scared by kids in Halloween costumes.

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35

Miss Nelson Is Back

children's book / cover image / Miss Nelson Is Back
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Student antics lead a principal to trick them into appreciating their normal teacher.

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35

The Elves and the Shoemaker

children's book / cover image / The Elves and the Shoemaker - Brothers Grimm Jim LaMarche
Plot-ThemeShort Review

The decency of the successful shoemaker is defined by his charity to two elves, who secretly made the shoes that made him rich.

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35

Puddleman

Puddleman
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Michael leaps into a muddy sandbox and 'becomes' Puddleman, until rain cleans him enough for lunch, ...and repeat.

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35

Happy Birthday, Moon

children's book / cover image / Happy Birthday, Moon - Asch
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Mountain echoes convince Bear the moon talks to him, then similar contrivances result in their 'exchanging' birthday gifts.

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