Generosity* Personified: The King of Capri

Wednesday, September 19, 2007.

The King of CapriAuthor: Jeanette Winterson (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Jane Ray (on JOMB)
Published: 2004 Bloomsbury Publishing (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0747563470

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Crammed* with curiosities and humourous details, this gorgeously illustrated and leisurely told fairy tale reminds us of the perils of reckless consumption and the priceless pleasures of good company.

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Of Worth and Wisdom: The King’s Equal

Friday, January 19, 2007.

The King's EqualAuthor: Katherine Paterson
Illustrator: Vladimir Vagin
Published: 1992 Harper Trophy (on JOMB)
ISBN: 006443396X

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Generously illustrated and beautifully told, this story of companionship and cunning invites us to play with perspectives and the possibility that perhaps the greatest magic is the support of a friend.

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