Chapter 73 : The beginning of a new story

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The Reader was standing in the middle of a muddy field with Mr Glue and the Writer. Mr Glue was looking extremely doubtful. ‘I’m not sure about this, you know,’ muttered Mr Glue. ‘The scene’s all wrong.’ ‘It’s going to be fine, just fine,’ said the Writer reassuringly. She took out a notebook and scribbled… Read more »

The Mr Glue Book Review : Dougal’s Deep-Sea Diary

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The Mr Glue Book Review has recently been having a bit of a session with the bookshelves in number 2 child’s bedroom. Ostensibly this was all about clearing up, as painting is about to take place (‘pink is for babies, Mummy. What about black?’), but it didn’t take long before it had turned into an enormously… Read more »

Chapter 72 : Being left out

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Vasilo peered through the telescope and immediately saw what the matter was. There was a party going on – and Doctor Socks had not been invited. That’s right. Doctor Socks: man of medicine, cinema legend and now purveyor of knitted footwear to the stars. Doctor Socks went to EVERY party. And yet – the telescope… Read more »

Chapter 71 : Doctor Socks catches fire

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Doctor Socks was standing on the observation turret of the Yarn Factory. Doctor Socks both lived and worked in the Yarn Factory, and so had kitted the place out for every eventuality. (Eventualities like making cheese on toast, world domination, playing the piano, knitting and spying on the neighbours.) Right now he held a fizzing,… Read more »