Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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Whatever neat idea you might have of a well-ordered narrative or character development you have to throw out the window once you open the page of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It is a book that revels in its madness, in its skewed and playful logic, in its boundless wisdom…or lack of it. Once Alice tumbles down the rabbit-hole, you’re in it for the heck of it. Continue reading

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

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On the Yellow Brick Road Adventure is a Few Steps Away ( A Book Review of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz ) Growing up, I was never the kind of kid who is fond of reading books. It was … Continue reading

High in the Clouds by Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar, and Philip Ardagh

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High on but Short (Thoughts on High in the Clouds by Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar, and Philip Ardagh) Blogger’s Note: SPOILERS BE WITHIN! It’s no surprise that, time and again, some celebrities and personalities are turning to writing and of … Continue reading

Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

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Through a Child’s Eye (A Book Review of Maurice Sendak’s Where The Wild Things Are) I’m glad that I recently scored a vintage 1963 edition (picture above) of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are in Booksale during one of … Continue reading

A Day with Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce

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A Day Like No Other (A Review of William Joyce’s A Day with Wilbur Robinson) Few children picture books have that rare quality to equally charm and enchant youngsters as well as adult readers. William Joyce undoubtedly has it; this … Continue reading

Dinosaur Bob and his Adventures with the Family Lazardo by William Joyce

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The Best Dinosaur a Family Ever Had (A Review of William Joyce’s Dinosaur Bob and his Adventures with the Family Lazardo) The Lazardo family is anything but normal, so it’s not quite surprising that when little Scotty finds a dinosaur during … Continue reading