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    Tinder – Sally Gardner & Illustrated by David Roberts

    “Once in a time of war, when I was a soldier in the Imperial Army, I saw Death walking. He wore upon his skull a withered crown of white bone twisted with green hawthorn. His skeleton was shrouded with a tattered clock of gold and in his wake stood the ghosts of my comrades newly plucked. half-lived, from life. Many I knew by name.” When Otto defies death on the battlefield and is separated from the amry he was forced into he thinks his dangers are over. However lost in the forests of land unknown he can sense the presence of a beast others seem not to be able to,…

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    Raven Girl – Audrey Niffenegger

    “Once there was a postman who fell in love with a Raven.  The postman lived in the edge of a flat, desolate suburb. When he look to the west he could she the skyscrapers of the city of which his suburb was the outermost appendage. When he looked east he saw flat, bare land that stood over even starker, more desolate places.” When the postman found a letter in his sack with an address on that he didn’t recognise, he thought it must be a mistake. Believing he was already destined to a lonely life, he didn’t realise the letter would lead to finding his one true love. A raven…