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Phoenix

I defy anyone to read the first chapter of Phoenix, by SF Said, without being completely hooked.  It is a skilful example of how to introduce multiple strands of a story at breakneck speed without overloading the reader with detail. Despite the homely smell of...

Big Dog…Little Dog

Big Dog…Little Dog by P.D. Eastman is definitely the book from my childhood that was most frequently requested by my children when they were pre-schoolers, but it is also quite a good book for early readers. I think its appeal is that it is very simple and...