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Roald Dahl’s imagination often pits cunning children against bitter and repulsive adults. This continuing theme may be so important in his work based on Dahl’s experiences in boarding school, when his English masters beat him, and upperclassmen were mean and territorial. But in The BFG, the beaten character, the BFG, seems to be similar to Dahl himself; because the BFG spends all of his time giving pleasure to children and saving them, we learn something about who Dahl really is.

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Wonder – a fantastic book that will forever remain in your heart “Sometimes you can’t blend in, no matter how hard you try.” August (Auggie) Pullman is not an ordinary boy. His family thinks he is, but he thinks the word ‘ordinary’ just doesn’t feel right to him. Wonder, by R. J. Palacio, is a book about Read more…

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    The Adventures of Anna and Sunshine: a play about an unknown unicorn and a stubborn bunny that go on adventures to discover the secret between humans and animals.     Interviewer to the camera:   “Have you ever: •    Wished to see a Pegasus? •    Wondered why a Unicorn has a Read more…

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Chinchillas   Do you know what a chinchilla is? Do you know why a chinchilla is called a chinchilla? A chinchilla is a small furry animal in the rodent family. These rodents have been popular since the 16th century, because of their rich, velvet like fur. They are called chinchillas because they were named after the Chincha Read more…

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Ice Cream in Hong Kong   “Can we go now?” my mom asked impatiently. “Not until this is over,” my brother Oscar replied. After ten long minutes the show was finally over. “Let’s go?” my mom asked. “Sure, but first, where are we going?” I questioned, my face looking hopeful that we were going for Read more…