Friday, December 24, 2010

Zippidee-Do-Dah: Clover Twig and the Magical Cottage

Having panicked about the state of my A-Z challenge, I raced to the library and searched for my missing books. For reasons of both inclination and practicality I started in the kids' section, which gave me my missing "U" author: Kaye Umansky. Clover Twig and the Magical Cottage is an old-fashioned story about kids handling magic with aplomb and grace, with little angst or emotional peril. Physical peril is all right, what with the bad witches cottage-napping the flying domicile, and dungeons, and general clumsiness. It was fun an interesting, and I'll see if my nine year old wants a look. 

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