Virginia Lee Burton

Song of Robin Hood

November 22, 2020
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It’s pretty, but it’s not a kids’ book.

Everybody who made this put so much thought into it, and it's a beautiful book. But the 115 page book is enormous, and it shouldn't be marketed as a children's book. It's really a scholarly work.

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It's important to preserve cultural heritage such as Robin Hood.

The Little House

August 25, 2019
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I dunno, electricity is nice.

Looking at it from the house's standpoint, it's a perfectly reasonable story. It's not great, but not bad. And it's rather dated.

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Some houses prefer to be in the countryside.