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all those parents whose children have moved on from requesting the works of the Rev Awdry to be read aloud ....

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suzywong Mon 21-Jul-08 08:29:14

ISN'T IT FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

God, I used to LOATHE reading Thomas books, no number of regional or character accents or faux profanity inserted to jazz it up a bit could alleviate the sheer grinding dullness and ordinariness of them.

Who's with me?

ssd Mon 21-Jul-08 08:32:20


Flier Mon 21-Jul-08 08:33:00

me too, so what have you moved onto now?

suzywong Mon 21-Jul-08 08:35:38

Captain Underpants ... still a novelty

all kind of other things ... Tomi Ungerer books, Quentin Blake, Anthony Browne, more wordy Richard Scarry that we read together. No sodding, prissy, pedestrain engines chugging aimlessly around an Ayryan land that time forgot.

Flier Mon 21-Jul-08 08:36:47

yes, its so much nicer now, to be able to read decent stories.

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