Pratchett

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Fri Nov 21 10:13:08 EST 2003


Hmm.  I read it when it first came out and have never been
moved to read it again, while I have read most of the rest
of his stuff a couple of times since then.

I was thinking recently of trying it again ....

Sally Odgers wrote:

> You're a "Folk of the Air" reader too? Can you tell me *why* it isn't better
> than it is? I thought it was great when I first read it, but somehow...
> 
> Sallyo
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> From: "deborah" <deborah at suberic.net>
> To: <dwj at suberic.net>
> Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 4:13 AM
> Subject: Re: Pratchett
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> 
>>On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>>|AND I have finally used a DWJ book as a school assignment.  Teleri chose
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> to
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>>|make a chart comparing the deities of Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian
>>|mythology, and it was a perfect opportunity to introduce _Eight Days of
>>|Luke_.  I really think DWJ books are good for children because they are
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> so
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>>|honest.  Right now we are discussing why David's family is so rotten to
>>|him...very complex for a nine-year-old who has been raised in a loving
>>|family.
>>
>>I would think home schooling would go back and forth between very
>>frustrating and very fulfilling.  Frustrating when you really want to
>>involve one book or another and you know it just isn't appropriate, and
>>fulfilling when you get the chance to do it at last.
>>
>>good choice of book!  Does Teleri have any interesting theories?
>>
>>-deborah
>>--
>>Hither then, swiftly, for I'm cold, I'm cold.
>>-- _The Folk of the Air_
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