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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published 2001 by Award
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A.E. Shaw
Jun 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
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My edition of this was considerably older than the one shown: I'm fairly willing to bet that it's got a few things in it that aren't the same!

A very readable collection of short stories, many with morals and lessons to be learnt: the gift of each is their brevity and structure, always neat as can be, with just enough to delight and never so much as to bore. Extremely well-crafted and a very refreshing break from virtually everything else ever. Highly recommended to soothe busy brains or to perk
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Born in South London, Blyton was the eldest of three children, and showed an early interest in music and reading. She was educated at St. Christopher's School, Beckenham, and - having decided not to pursue her music - at Ipswich High School, where she trained as a kindergarten teacher. She taught for five years before her 192
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