Into the Forest

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Walker Books, 2004 - Adventure and adventurers - 23 pages
One night a boy is woken by a terrible sound. A storm is breaking, lightning flashing across the sky. In the morning Dad is gone and Mum doesn't seem to know when he'll be back. The next day Mum asks her son to take a cake to his sick grandma. Don't go into the forest, she warns. Go the long way round! Ages 6+.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I get it. Lots of literary allegory & allusions, enchanting & scary, truly evocative of a child's fears because this is what a sensitive child sees and hears. For example, Mom looks numb at the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ravjohns - LibraryThing

The use of allusion to fairy tales in this book is superb! There are the obvious ones like Little Red and Hansel and Gretel and then there are the not so obvious one that you have look really close at ... Read full review


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