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In My Father's Room

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On the advent of her 10th birthday, the young narrator explains her father's habit of taking up unusual hobbies and discovers his secretive new project. Will she find out what it is, and does it have anything to do with her birthday?
Published 2000 by Hodder Children's Book
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I'm not sure what to make of this book.

It examines the grand tradition of the bloke's shed (in this case a room downstairs) and the influence of this on the kids.

Too Good dispairs that her dad is always too busy to read to her - he is always tinkering with his latest project down in his room. He always seems to be moving onto the next project before the previous one is finished.

Then Too Good discovers Dad's latest project is writing a book for her tenth birthday. Will he finish it? Will he read
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