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A reassuring tale about the philosophical nature of language and being

Read a wonderful review of Alive Again by Book Trust:   A young boy asks his father what happens to the word ‘blossom’ when the blossom is blown from the trees. Does the word die, along with the blossom? What about rain, wheat or a journey? If these things disappear, do the words disappear too?   This unusual tale can be enjoyed on many levels. It subtly reassures children that although some things can no…

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Happy Father’s Day!

By Samantha Brown* When I was about six, I remember I couldn’t think of a good Father’s Day gift to give my dad. Nothing seemed good enough until I remembered one of my favourite things to do: read. I was constantly reading some sort of book or asking my parents to read one to me. So, for Father’s Day I decided I would create a picture book depicting all of my favourite things I did…

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