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Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey

Fils aîné‘s newest book isTraction Man and the Beach Odyssey by Mini Grey. A great introduction to the comic book style, the Traction Man books are picture books for slightly older children and feature, as the name suggests, Traction Man, … Continue reading

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H is for Hergé

Confession time – I was always a very partisan child so, being devoted to Asterix, I never read Tintin. So for today, here’s a guest post by my husband and proofreader-in-chief: The cast of The Adventures of Tintin H is … Continue reading

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A is for Asterix

Where else would you start with a canter through children’s literature in translation?! The Adventures of Asterix by Goscinny and Uderzo recently celebrated their 50th anniversary and are still going strong. Asterix, Obelix and the rest of the village of … Continue reading

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