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Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads

Amelia and her friends embark upon another adventure in this final installment of the quirky and charming Amelia Fang series.  The book opens with Amelia’s excitement about attending her friend’s birthnight celebrations but when her parents are struck down with the Frankenflu, she has to take her baby brother Vincent with her.   Amelia has rather mixed emotionsContinue reading “Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads”

Winnie Adds Magic

Winnie Adds Magic by Laura Owen and Korky Paul: This story is about a witch called Winnie and her pet Wilbur who just arrived home from their sister Wendy’s house. Strange and funny things happened with them that afternoon. As soon as they unlocked the door, they were struck with a nasty damp smell. AfterContinue reading “Winnie Adds Magic”

The Egypt Game

The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder: This is a very exciting book with plenty of ups and downs and a few scary bits too. It is well written by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. I really enjoyed the imagination in it and the storyline was very good too . I also like the fact that the main characterContinue reading “The Egypt Game”


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