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My Magic Cloth

children's book / cover image / My Magic Cloth
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Tommy's blankie becomes a medium for transforming his daytime activities into bedtime whimsies –through which the author blurs fantasy and reality.

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33

A Visit to William Blake’s Inn:
Poems for innocent and experienced travellers.

William Blake's Inn — No good can come of misrepresenting another man's ideas.
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Willard's poems offer a bit of Blake's style, but entail flights of imagination more befitting Alice in Wonderland than William Blake.

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Celeste Sails to Spain

children's book / cover image / Celeste Sails to Spain
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Lester's characters, Clive, Rosie, et al. enjoy various diconnected 'events'.

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33

Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut

children's book / cover image / Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut
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Punished for her petty sins of pride, Princess Prunella is plagued by a repugnant purple peanut nose –that will only become normal if she serves others three times.

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32

Mr. Slow

children's book / cover image / Mr. Slow
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Mr. Slow would not even get to work on time to drive his –slow– steam roller.

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32

Baby Duck’s New Friend

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Baby Duck breaks family safety rules and survives various dangers, all without consequence.

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Rattlebone Rock

children's book / cover image / Rattlebone Rock
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The nighttime dancing of ghostly creatures is described in rhyme.

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30

Babar Saves The Day

children's book / cover image / Babar Saves The Day
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A member of Babar's favorite band has bad timing and flies off in a huff, only to be forgiven so he will return and play.

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30

Arthur Tricks The Tooth Fairy

Better Children's Books keep their meanings clear.
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Arthur deceives D.W. in her own effort to deceive the tooth fairy.

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30

Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes

children's book / cover image / Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes - Margaret Atwood
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Ramsay escapes his rude family by entering a weird place where Rillah saves him from attack-radishes and becomes an 'instant' friend.

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