This is less a Nick Hornby mixtape, with each selection ordered just so, and more akin to an mp3 playlist, inviting the reader to dip in and out at leisure.
29 Jan 2009
Mackinnon’s eccentric, pith-helmeted adventure is a holdover from the days when books for children weren’t simplistic; when adult writers talked to their young readers as equals while still making sure there were plenty of thrills and spills.
28 Jul 2008
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