Margaret Wise Brown

The Train to Timbuctoo

September 27, 2017
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Oddly, there are several cities named Kalamazoo and at least 2 in the US named Timbuctoo.

I think I would perform violence on somebody, possibly myself, if I was required to read this on a regular basis, especially out loud. I'm getting real sick of people telling me children learn by repetition. I have ceased to care.

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The Little Island

September 22, 2016
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Quick review.

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Fairly boring description of a small island and the plants and animals that live there. They are visited by a boat with a kitten on it in the middle, which adds some interest to the story, but then the kitten leaves.

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Teaches about nature.