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Book review: Spots in a Box, by Helen Ward

Ward, Helen. Spots in a Box. Templar/Candlewick,2015. Unpaged. $16.99. ISBN 9780763675974 Ages 3-6. P8Q9

A guinea fowl, born without the spots common to other birds in the flock, tries to order spots by mail. 75 more words

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"Fables in Slang"

G. Ade, “Fables in Slang”. With illustrations.


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“Fables in Slang” was published in 1899 by George Ade and illustrated by Clyde James Newman. 356 more words

ABW. Author's Best Works

the circus is coming to town!...five from under the big top

Circuses are changing up their acts today. The elephants and bears thank them for that. Yet storybook circuses maintain all the exotic showmanship and old-fashioned atmosphere… 973 more words


Le Coq

I met my dear friend Elizabeth for coffee yesterday morning, and we talked for five hours.  That’s typical of us.  We do the Time Warp.  We have matching emotional IQs so we can just talk, talk, talk, and she’ll talk about SEX! 498 more words

Sexless Marriage

A man you can bank on!

Author Derek Hansen was born in England, spent his youth in New Zealand, went back to London (where he became a very successful writer in the advertising world) and finally settled in Australia where he began writing fiction. 236 more words


five candles on the cake!...five to celebrate Orange Marmalade's fifth birthday

Five years ago I started tentatively blogging about children’s literature, and what a treat this has turned out to be for me!

Besides the gluttonous amount of children’s literature I’ve devoured in that time, I’ve also learned a great deal from Other Bloggers Who Know More and even made some blogging acquaintances with people I wish I could meet for a cup of tea and a good chat. 1,079 more words


Dirty Little SECRETS & Website HIJACKINGS

If you’re a follower of what goes on in my little writing world, you may have noticed over the past few months that my website & blog appear to have been hijacked. 751 more words