135. On Father Figures in Books and Life

Out of the Ordinary 135

Today's Out of the Ordinary Book:

Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl

Key Conversation Points:

  • Christie shocks Lisa-Jo with a 20-year old revelation
  • What Lisa-Jo's dad has in common with Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • The one thing Christie's dad most wanted to do while at Maplehurst this week
  • What children know that grownups often won't admit
  • Where this book falls on the Roald Dahl sliding scale of creepiness
  • Why even children need conflict in their stories.

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