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Stig of the Dump by Clive King

Stig of the Dump by Clive King

Review of Stig of the Dump by Clive King This book centers of 8-year old Barney on his visits to his grandmother’s house. Barney’s adventures begin when he visits the old chalk pit new his  grandmothers. The pit is now a

King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone

King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone

Review of King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone I find it hard to write much about this short children’s picture book. The cover flap has this to say. Overall, I felt this

The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole

The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole

Review of The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole This story has a theme that has since been used in many different movies, switch identities with someone to change your daily grind. There are a few differences in

The Romance of Tristan by Béroul

The Romance of Tristan by Béroul

Review of The Romance of Tristan by Béroul, translated by Alan S. Fedrick This timeless medieval love story gone awry was written by Béroul, an unknown Norman poet from the twelfth century. Discovering the exact origins of the tale become

Duel with the Devil by Paul Collins

Duel with the Devil by Paul Collins

Review of Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery by Paul Collins Hamilton and Burr could be the best of friends and the worst of