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Review of ‘The Willoughbys’

"What if this were a story in a book with a well-worn maroon leather binding? What would good old-fashioned people do in this situation?" This is the question posed by Nanny, the caretaker to four children in Lois Lowry's latest book, The Willoughbys.

It's a wonderful, laugh-out-loud-funny spoof of old-fashioned children's books that are full…

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