Recensie: The Wind in the Willows

32874116Auteur: Kenneth Grahame
Titel: The wind in the willows
Genre: Jeugdliteratuur, classic, fabels
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1908
ISBN: 9780141385679
Aantal pagina’s: 256
Gelezen: September 2017
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Omslagtekst
The much-loved classic tales of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad, reissued in hardback with a stunningly beautiful cover design based on the V & A Museum’s William Morris collection.

When Mole goes boating with Ratty instead of doing his spring-cleaning, he discovers a whole new world. As well as adventures on the river and in the Wild Wood, there are high jinks on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad of Toad Hall. Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad become the firmest of friends, but after Toad’s latest escapade, can they join together and beat the wretched weasels once and for all?

This is a wonderful, timeless classic story for readers of all ages.

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Review: Jungle Book

Auteur: Rudy77270ard Kipling
Titel: The Jungle Book
Genre: Classics, jeugdclassics
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1894
ISBN: 9780812504699
Aantal pagina’s: 277
Gelezen: Juli 2016
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Omslagtekst:
Run with them. Or fear them–
Bagheera the Panther: A silken shadow of boldness and cunning.
Kaa the Python: A thirty foot battering ram driven by a cool, hungry mind.
Baloo the Bear: who keeps the lore and the Law, and teaches the Secret Words.
Rikki the Mongoose: The young protector who sings as he slays.
Akela and Raksha the Wolves: Demon warriors of the Free People.
Shere Khan the Tiger: The dreaded enemy of all.
And Mowgli the Man-cub: The orphan baby raised by the wolves, taught by Baloo, trained by Bagheera and Kaa. The sorcerer who knows the ways of the jungle and speaks the language of the wild…

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Recensie: Peter Pan

587293Auteur: J.M. Barrie
Titel: Peter Pan
Genre: jeugdliteratuur, classics, sprookjes
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1911
ISBN: 9780140366747
Aantal pagina’s:
242
Gelezen: oktober 2016
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Omslagtekst:
The magical Peter Pan comes to the night nursery of the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael. He teaches them to fly, then takes them through the sky to Never-Never Land, where they find Red Indians, wolves, Mermaids and… Pirates.

The leader of the pirates is the sinister Captain Hook. His hand was bitten off by a crocodile, who, as Captain Hook explains ‘liked me arm so much that he has followed me ever since, licking his lips for the rest of me’. After lots of adventures, the story reaches its exciting climax as Peter, Wendy and the children do battle with Captain Hook and his band.
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