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review 2018-02-20 00:04
Book Tour: Patrick Turns His Play Into Pay
Patrick Turns His Play Into Pay - Shani Muhammad,Patrick Muhammad,Natalie Jurosky

Patrick turn his play into pay is really a good book for children. Did you ever know that what you enjoy the most could become a business of some sort. Patrick show this though this baking and learning to cook with his grandmother.

 

Patrick does what all children do when something breaks. Once he hears that his parents can not help. He get the idea about backing or what learned when he was young and visiting his grandmother.

 

His friend helps with a sign for this business. It a sweet. The pictures tell the story. I like the pictures and they are done well. There educational in the book as well.

Source: nrcbooks.blogspot.com/2018/02/book-tour-patrick-turns-his-play-into.html
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review 2018-02-18 15:08
Collected Plays for Children - Ted Hughes

The Tiger's Bones

 

A bizarrely political tale that takes a side-swipe at Colonial-industrial exploitation of less developed nations in passing. A hubristic scientist is astonishingly idiotic - and not, in my opinion, an accurate stereotype except in terms of egotism. Deeply sceptical of science and engineering at the same time as taking advantage of both in order to produce mass market copies of the book itself...

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review 2018-02-18 01:56
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too (Living Forest #4)
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too (Living Forest Series, Volume 4) - Cassandra Campbell

Sometime over the years an inanimate object becomes something more than it is, whether it is a car or in the case of Sam Campbell a canoe. A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too is the fourth book of Campbell’s Living Forest ranges from the Sanctuary of Wegimind to the wilds of Canada’s canoe country featuring not only animal adventures but also the last year of the Campbell’s durable canoe, Buddie. Sam and Giny Campbell return to their animal sanctuary in early spring 1945 and find their durable canoe, Buddie, in bad shape and because a concern throughout the book even though they’re able to repair it well enough. Recovering from the bad news of their canoe, they are happily surprised to find Still-Mo with a family only because they thought she was a male. Soon they learn their island home’s resident woodchuck has also become a mother. As they enjoy the new residents of the island, Sam and Giny have another new young neighbor boy, Hi-Bud, who met Sam in St. Louis years before and has moved close by. Throughout the spring and summer, Hi-Bud becomes a welcome guest and nature-enthusiast-in-training that the couple enjoys having over. Late in the summer they welcome their friend Sandy on leave from V-E Day injury before his deployment to the Pacific only for the war to end, suddenly allowing the three of them to take their long awaited journey to Canadian canoe country to find an isolated lake to observe and research animals without hardly any human interference. Unfortunately this is Buddie’s last trip as it’s damaged so much that after their return they decide to burn the canoe in a pyre at the end of the book. Although the book is the a little longer than the previous two books, Campbell packs a lot of stuff in this book though in his usual engaging and easy reading prose. Like the last book, a war-experience soldier brings some of philosophical thought to the front especially as he now is looking towards his future post-combat. With young Hi-Bud, youthful exuberance brings out another kind of philosophical thought from Campbell that is very enlightening especially in connection with the imaginative youngster. There is religious faith is written about, though not as prominent as the previous book. A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too while very much like the previous three books of Sam Campbell’s series, it is also different as it gives the reader an impression about how things changed for people after World War II ended as compared to when it was going on. If you enjoyed the previous books that Campbell has written you’d enjoy this as well.

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review 2018-02-16 17:36
Lucifer is having a complicated adventure
Lucifer Vol. 2: Children and Monsters - 'Dean Ormston', 'Ryan Kelly', 'Peter Gross','Mike Carey'

 

A new image of Lucifer from the mind of Neil Gaiman. This is a continuation of the series Sandman. 

 

The story began when Lucifer is in the void with nothing except his wit. He got no weapon and has no cloth.

 

Then he found the Windowless castle that hold his wings. 

 

He wants it back.

 

In the world, Lux being the center of strange attention because of the gate to the void.

 

Then there are monster who wants death because she was cursed. 

 

The story is rich and the last one about the committee of Angels want to come down to LA and fight Lucifer.

 

Interesting. 

 

Angels are assholes. 

 

It is better to be logical and interact with humans, instead of treating them like toys. 

 

That what the Christian bible god did, playing with humans like toys. So careless.

 

The re imagination of Lucifer is fun.

 

5 stars read. 

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text 2018-02-16 17:10
Reading progress update: I've read 27 out of 144 pages.
Collected Plays for Children - Ted Hughes

The Coming of the Kings

 

The Nativity, Ted Hughes style! (An interesting choice since he wasn't Christian, or formally religious at all.) Ever wondered what the innkeepers thought about events in Bethlehem that night? Read here to find out. Try to ignore the dumb mistake where they decide to cook a pig...

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