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Review of the Day: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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A Monster Calls By Patrick Ness Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd Illustrated by Jim Kay Candlewick Press $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-7636-5559-4 Ages 11 and up On shelves now I don’t mind metaphors as much as I might. I think that generally I’m supposed to hate them when they show up in children’s literature. I [...]

Review of the Day: The Body Thief by Stephen M. Giles

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The Death (and Further Adventures) of Silas Winterbottom: The Body Thief By Stephen M. Giles Sourcebooks Jabberwocky $12.99 ISBN: 978- 1-4022-4090-4 Ages 9-12 On shelves now Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets The Mysterious Benedict Society. If those words are mere gobblety-gook to you and don’t mean a thing, don’t worry. You can rectify that [...]