The Book of Changes: Stories

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Puffin Books, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 143 pages
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A collection of short stories about change introduces Clarke, a timid individual who finds courage when he truly needs it; Tobias, who uses the I Ching for inspiration; and Dwight, who comes up with a way to escape the class bully. Reprint.

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User Review  - bunnyjadwiga - LibraryThing

A light fantasy touch here, but mostly grounded, these short stories are reminiscent of Joan Aiken, but with a humor more like DWJ or Jenny Nimmo. Might be 'preachy' to those who don't believe in the fantasy elements, but read as magical realism quite charming. Read full review

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Format: 143 pages, 7 stories. Avg word count: 5700 words/story; first or third person POV. Exemplary collection of stories with themes ranging from how to survive a bully to dealing with a deadbeat ... Read full review


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Tim Wynne-Jones has twice won the prestigious Governor General's Award for Children's Literature in Canada, most recently for his novel The Maestro. He makes his home in eastern Ontario, Canada.

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