Monday, April 23, 2007

Delighful children's book ... The Golden Compass

If you read about the goat wedding (see below) then you know that there are a bunch of nine year old girls here in Ouagadougou... They all seem to be big readers; Elliot was loaned the Golden Compass... which Leslie and I promptly read, the back cover was very intriguing, and quite rightly so... a delightful book for children 8 and up and adults too (who can read it in about 4 enjoyable hours). The imagery is quite unforgettable.


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Charis said...

Michael, welcome to the world of children's literature! I spend as much time these days reading G's books as I do my own! :) SF