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The Wing Shop

3.76 of 5 stars 3.76  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  4 reviews
After three wild adventures, Matthew likes his new home best.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Holiday House (first published 1991)
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Petra X
This is a beautiful little story of a little boy who tries out various wings from the wing shop in an effort to go to the old home his family have recently moved from. The wings, however, are not necessarily co-operative. The watercolour illustrations are imaginative and interesting enough to provoke further stories between the adult reading and the lucky child listening to this lovely little story.
Arielle
I loved the illustrations, and the message. It's a quick fantasy that leads our main dude into adventure, and the realization that people are more important than places. Super sweet.
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Michele
Fun story, but I thought the ending was lacking.
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Well-known for her popular children’s stories, author Elvira Woodruff had a long route to becoming a writer. In fact, one of her first jobs after leaving college was driving an ice cream truck. She has also worked as a receptionist, a janitor, a window dresser, a gardener, a shop owner, an assistant librarian, a waitress, and a storyteller. After working for several years in the children’s room of ...more
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