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Watch Your Tone, Young Lady

            “No, no – that’s not right at all,” he’d exclaimed in frustration. “It’s supposed to be much more sentimental and light-hearted. That was almost downright dark.”             “Because that’s what I heard.”             “But … Continue reading

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That is how Tacky the Penguin marches in the book by Helen Lester, which is a great children’s book about being your own bird. Tacky doesn’t march like the other penguins, he doesn’t sing nicely like the others, and he doesn’t … Continue reading

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