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The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading

The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading
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B006LM3490
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252
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In this extended love letter to childrens books and the wonders they perform, Francis Spufford makes a confession: books were his mother, his father, his school. Reading made him who he is. To understand the thrall of fiction, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such beloved classics as The Wind in the Willows, The Little House on the Prair

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