Chapter 35 : For Clara

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Peregrine Stumpings and Griselda the Green Eyed Cat had decided that things were getting out of hand at Hildegard’s. In one morning they had had to put up with the appearance of runaway mice, a bossy dodo, an emotional spider who was a librarian and a criminal with amnesia drinking tea in the garden. ‘Shall… Read more »

Chapter 34 : This is for Elizabeth

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So, there you have it. Sam, I hope that answers the first point on your list? We will hear more about Rosalind later. It is now time for us to move on to herrings and mackerel and what they were doing in Colonel Crackpot’s coat sleeve. You see, Colonel Crackpot wasn’t like Doctor Socks, Professor… Read more »

Mr Glue Book Review : Halibut Jackson

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Mr Glue Book Review : Halibut Jackson by David Lucas This book is so beautifully illustrated that when I read it first with my children, I wanted to wrench it out of their hands, tear all the pages out and stick them all over the kitchen walls. I decided that was probably setting a bad… Read more »

Chapter 33 : For Madeline

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The enormous hairy legs that were crawling out of the chimney pot wriggled a bit and after a huge struggle, a big, black, hairy body followed. And a lot of eyes. Oh gosh, yes. Really, a lot of eyes. Marigold fainted. Dorothy turned white (as she’d only just stopped being green, this was a shame). Arnold… Read more »