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Tyson Adams

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Tyson started writing after an unfortunate accident with an imagination and a pencil at a young age. He writes because he enjoys it and could totally give it up anytime he wanted.

Tyson has a couple of science degrees, is married with a son, a daughter, and is a vocal proponent of renewable energies and refreshing cups of tea.

Book vs Movie: Matilda – What’s the Difference?

Let’s have a look at one of the adaptations of Matilda by Roald Dahl in this What’s the Difference?

Video: Matilda by Roald Dahl – Lost in Adaptation.

Recently our youngest has been on something of a Roald Dahl and Dick King-Smith read-a-thon. She is very much looking forward to the new Matilda film coming out soon and very much enjoyed the book.

Part of the reason for her enjoyment was that, unlike

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Tyson Adams Zoë wrote: "Hi Tyson

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoy FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four, when it reaches the top of your TBR pile :)"


Thanks Zoe. Hopefully my newborn son will let me have some reading time this week to make that happen!


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Zoë Sharp Hi Tyson

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoy FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four, when it reaches the top of your TBR pile :)


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Tyson Adams Joann wrote: "Thanks for the add Tyson...have a great week :)"

You to Joann!


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JoJo Thanks for the add Tyson...have a great week :)


J.G. Keely Thanks for the friend req. Nice Hamer.


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