Monthly Archives: December 2011

Book Review- The Giant Rat of Sumatra or Pirates Galore by Sid Fleischman

The title of this book is what first caught my eye.  I have always wanted to know about the untold story of the giant rat of Sumatra that Sherlock Holmes never revealed to Dr. Watson.  Fleishman has done a good … Continue reading

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Book Review- Passport to Narnia : A Newcomer’s Guide by George Beahm

I think of this book as the cheater’s guide to Narnia.  If you haven’t read the books or need to quickly get up to speed with the tales, this is a good way to do it.  Speaking as a parent, … Continue reading

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