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The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 109 Ratings and 38 Reviews

Book Description
A wise and tender tribute to childhood reading and the power of fiction

In this extended love letter to children's books and the wonders they perform, Francis Spufford makes a confession: books were his mother, his father, his school. Reading made him who he is.

To understand the thrall of fiction, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such belo... More
Book Information
PublisherMetropolitan Books
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-100805072152
ISBN-13978-0805072150
Publication Date10/08/2002
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About Francis Spufford (Author) : Francis Spufford is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Francis Spufford include The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading, The Child That Books Built.
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