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Book of the week
‘Theatre brings people together to experience a story.' This large and comprehensive book, organised in 18 sections, is a fine introduction for children from about age nine or ten to all that is involved in bringing a play from ‘first idea to final curtain’.
What sort of pet might you have if you were a cave boy or girl? Perhaps a woolly mammoth? Meet Orq the cave boy and Woma an adorable woolly mammoth. They love each other and are inseparable.
Lockwood and Co. face their greatest challenge yet as Chelsea is engulfed in a plague of ghostly attacks. Can they cope?
Patrick Ness’s new novel relies somewhat on the same conceit as Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead or the John Smith’s bachelor party sequence in Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery, where usually unregarded peripheral figures in a story are given their own tale to tell.