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I want my hat back by Jon Klassen

My brother gave me this picture book. It is for readers aged 3+. That includes me. Hooray for the plus! I loved it. Smart dialogue. Deadpan pictures. Wicked humour. You have to be good to tell a story so simply.…

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State Of Wonder By Ann Patchett

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Dependable research scientist Marina Singh leaves behind everything she knows when she travels deep into the Amazon jungle to investigate the death of her colleague, Anders Eckman. Marina works for a pharmaceutical company that is developing a revolutionary new fertility drug…

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Robert Rabbin’s Authenticity Accelerator

I have been silent for several weeks - online at least! I like silence. You can hear yourself think. Or not. Not is rarer and more interesting, and I’m always curious to learn from people who’ve tapped into their own…

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Classic adventure yarn set in the American South. Huck Finn yearns for freedom. He’s lectured by well-meaning guardians and beaten by his drunken father. So he fakes his own murder and takes off down the Mississippi in a stolen canoe.…

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Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou

Motherly wisdom from Maya Angelou. Embracing her readers as daughters, she shares the lessons she has learned over her long and full life. It’s an unusual collection of anecdotes, essays, lectures and poems. Angelou writes with humility and humour, and…

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Momo And Clocks

Momo by Michael Ende

Momo is a little girl with a peculiar talent for listening. Friends flock to tell her their troubles, share their stories and play with her. Until the men in grey appear, and suddenly no one has the time. Only Momo has noticed…

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Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin

Meshak lives in a world of ghosts and angels. His father trades in unwanted babies, promising to deliver them to the Coram Hospital for abandoned children, but Meshak knows he does no such thing... Alexander is heir to a fine…

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