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  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Lemony Snicket had an unusual education which may or may not explain his ability to evade capture. He is the author of the 13 volumes in A Series of Unfortunate Events, several picture books including The Dark, and the books collectively titled All The Wrong Questions.

    Carson Ellis is the illustrator of a number of books for children, including the Wildwood Chronicles, and is the author and illustrator of the picture books Du Iz Tak?, a Caldecott Honor winner, and Home. Carson lives just outside Portland, Oregon, with her family.
    6th June 2013

    Home

    "Once there was a house, a house that was a home..." When four best friends decide they want to try living somewhe... More

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    1st October 2016

    Du Iz Tak?

    The creator of Home explores the astonishing changes in a garden, where insects talk their own mysterious langua... More

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    1st October 2020

    In the Half Room

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