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  • 5 stars across 7 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.
    3rd April 2017

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

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    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 language. In ... More

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    5th February 2015

    Under Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book II

    Ever since Prue McKeel rescued her brother from the wicked Dowager Governess and returned home from the Impassable Wilde... More

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    1st March 2009

    The Composer Is Dead

    There's dreadful news from the symphony hall-the composer is dead! If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then you k... More

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    5th February 2015

    Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III

    A young girl's midnight seance awakens a long-slumbering malevolent spirit . . . A band of runaway orphans allies with ... More

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    1st November 2019

    The Shortest Day

    So the shortest day came, and the year died... As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gathe... More

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    • Du Iz Tak?

      Du Iz Tak?

      The illustrations in this are beautiful and really capitvated my class of 7 to 8 year olds. The imaginery language allowed the children to create thei...

    • Home

      Home

      This is a nice book, with lots of bright illustrations. It’s about 4 friends who live together, but want to try something new. But they each take a pi...

    • Du Iz Tak?

      Du Iz Tak?

      Written entirely in "bug language" this book plays with language in a way that's both funny and satisfying for toddlers' developing linguistic brains....

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