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It is a time of rejoicing at Homeward, the Labyrinthine castle-city that is as magical as Oz and as full of wonders as Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Uncle, the wise, kind, generous, and fabulously rich elephant who rules over Homeward, has joined with his many friends to celebrate their triumph over the ruffians in neighboring Badfort.

Still, there’s plenty of cleaning u
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Hardcover, 184 pages
Published June 24th 2008 by NYR Children's Collection (first published 1965)
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rec'd as 'for fans of' The Pushcart War and The Wonderful O, both of which I have long loved and often reread...
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This is a cracking good tale about my favourite rich elephant Uncle. A classic!
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J.P. Martin (1879-1966) was born in Yorkshire into a family of Methodist ministers. He took up the family vocation, serving when young as a missionary to a community of South African diamond miners and then, during the First World War, as an Army chaplain in Palestine and Egypt, before returning to minister to
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