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Hamlet and the Enormous Chinese Dragon Kite

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Irrepressible Hamlet decides to buy and fly a kite much to the dismay of his ever-fretful porcupine friend, Quince, who does everything in his power to discourage the venture. Hamlet persists, however, and buys a beautiful, huge Chinese dragon kiteso big and powerful, in fact, that as soon as he begins to fly it, he is lifted off his feet and sent on an aerial tour of the ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Moon Mountain Publishing (first published 1994)
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Hamlet the pig wants to fly an elaborate kite, but his friend, Quince the porcupine, a chronic worrywort, worries that it will all end in disaster. Quince isn't far off track in his worrying as a huge gust of wind takes the giant Chinese dragon kite high up into the sky with Hamlet trailing along behind.

A few friendly eagles attack the kite in hopes of helping Hamlet and the pig comes crashing back to earth. After a long, hard day Quince meets him at home with a cup of hot chocolate and a friend
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I was born in 1963 in Princeton, New Jersey, which back then was a quiet college town, surrounded by old farmland slowly giving way to housing developments. I spent a lot of time building dams and forts in the woods across the street with my best friend, inventing things, and writing and drawing with my older sister. At various times during my childhood, we had newts, gerbils and rabbits as pets. ...more
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