The Tent, the Bucket and Me
Publish date: March 26th 2009
Publisher: Ebury Press
Pages no: 346
Edition language: English
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Lots of mirror experiences here, read by the engaging author.
Really enjoyed this one. The BBC-radio version just had Emma Kennedy read 5 of her holiday memories but she did such a great job that I hope they decide to do the rest of them for later. One could argue that she could not possibly have recalled as much as she did from a vacation when she was 3 but t...
This was mildly entertaining, with a few laugh out loud moments, but I suspect wildly exaggerated. It seemed a little too pleased with itself to be truly enjoyable. I also noticed a lot of spelling mistakes and typos - think Ebury must be cutting back on editing and proof-reading staff. Disappointin...
Really enjoyed this - I'm the same age as the author, so the pop-culture references from the '70's were particularly resonant. At times I wasn't quite sure if to laugh or cringe. Poor Emma. I'm so grateful my parents graduated to caravan holidays while I was still quite young!