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Jim at the Corner

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Every time he went out for his daily walk, Derry had to pass the corner where old Jim sat on his orange box. And every time he lingered there in the hope of a story. For Jim was a sailor who had grown too old for the sea, but who was never tired of his adventures on the good ship Rocking Horse under brave Captain Potts.
Hardcover, 101 pages
Published December 12th 1992 by Peter Smith Publisher (first published April 21st 1990)
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Jobiska (Cindy)
I finally read this sweet little book. I am usually not much of a one to enjoy tall tales, but this is an exception, mainly because of the fluid yet fanciful way they are told by the old sailor. He's not a braggart, just has stories to tell--maybe that's why this works for me.
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Daughter of Benjamin Leopold Farjeon, sister of Herbert Farjeon.

Eleanor Farjeon was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Many of her works had charming illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Some of her correspondence has also been published. She won many literary awards and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for children's literature is presente
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