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'Life can be very messy. Trauma or tragedy can leave you broken. Life can also be very beautiful. Sometimes you need just the right person to stand by your side at the time you need them most.' (Introduction) 

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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 32 no. 4 September 2017 12542106 2017 periodical issue

    'Rolling a hitherto unknown word off the tongue or rediscovering an under-used word can be very satisfying in, I suspect, the manner of young children who seem to savour words for their sound. However, when you consider the importance of those words, those 26 letters employed to craft them cannot be over estimated : they are the building blocks of expression, and lifters of communication, thought, ideas, instruction ... all arranged in a myriad of combinations to produce, according to the 2nd edition of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary, 171,486 words in current use. Add the many languages around the world and the concept is mind-blowing.' (Editorial)

    2017
    pg. 12
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