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The Kid Who Wants to Become an Engineer

Sannette Viljoen The Kid Who Wants to Become and Engineer is an informative children’s book about the potential career paths of an engineer. Alvin is on a holiday break from school. His family takes a trip to visit his grandparents, while there Alvin realizes he wants to be an engineer like his grandfather. Alvin’s grandmother […]

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Tony Plumb and the Moles of Ellodian

J.M. Smith “All I want is the truth, I want the truth. ‘I’m thirteen,’ he said out loud. Shoppers eyed him and hurried on. ‘I’m thirteen and I have a right to know. I have a right to know. Hey,’ he said to no-one in particular, ‘wouldn’t you want to know if someone said your […]

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Terrorific Spring Break Reads: Day One

One Day at Horrorland Werewolf Village. The Doom Slide. The Coffin Cruise. These are just a few of the famous attractions awaiting Luke and Lizzy Morris at HorrorLand, the amusement park where terror comes free with every ticket. Step right up and join the Morris family as they ride each ride–and scream each scream–for the […]

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Matilda

Roald Dahl “Occasionally one comes across parents who take the opposite line, who show no interest at all in their children, and these, of course, are far worse than the doting ones.” “Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable.” I have been planning to read all of Dahl’s work for some […]

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