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Diana Wynne Jones: The Magicians of Caprona

The Italian city state of Caprona is home to two great magical families, but torn apart by the intense animosity between the two households, so great that members of the two households cannot meet in the street without violence erupting. … Continue reading

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Diana Wynne Jones – The Lives of Christopher Chant

Diana Wynne Jones might  be touching on an interesting idea – that if you spend your time doing a lot of ‘evil’ things, even if you don’t know exactly what you’re doing – it spills over into the rest of … Continue reading

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Books for 3/4 year olds: Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!

Don’t Let The Pigeon Stay Up Late Written and Illustrated by Mo Willems Hyperion Books, New York, 2006 ISBN 978 078683746 5 Buy from Pigeon Presents!  (links to high-profile booksellers) At the beginning – in fact, on the very title … Continue reading

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