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Madeleine's World
 
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Madeleine's World

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None of us remember our babyhood, but in Madeleine's World author Brian Hall (The Saskiad) gives us a glimpse into what it might've felt like. Madeleine's World is an odd, charming biography of a particular child, from birth to age 3. Hall, Madeleine's father, begins at day one of Madeleine's life, observing Madeleine and speculating on her perceptions and experience of in ...more
Hardcover, 262 pages
Published October 21st 1998 by Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group (first published November 10th 1997)
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Penni Russon
I am rereading this for about the seventh time.

FOr me this book is about more than parenthood or childhood, it is about grace, about the wonder of the human being to imagine itself. It's about language and thought and the marvel of interior existence. Without being in the least bit religious, it is actually quite spiritual concerned as it is with the wonder of things, beyond the sum total of biology or evolution. It is also a book about books, about the value of literature in the development of
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Diana Jayasauri
Simple to read with interesting facts and new perception towards understanding the young ones' world.
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