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Separated from her blanket, Wigger, an orphan nearly dies of loneliness until an extraordinary wind from Zurich brings them together again.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 157.48 x 208.28 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Harcourt Childrens Books
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0152967842
  • 9780152967840

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Review Text

Wigger is a talking pink blanket, separated from orphaned Susanna when a bank robber grabs the worn piece of wool for a mask, but eventually returned - after being used as a duchess' jewel bag, a hotel maid's dust cloth and a lonely artist's mountaintop flag - just in time to stop Susanna from drowning in her unshed tears. The book's format - now the print and now the pages occasionally blushing to match Wigger's hue - reflect the cloying worst of Goldman's story, which is one of those unabashedly far-fetched and sentimental originals that often result when grownup authors write for children. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Rating details

16 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 44% (7)
4 19% (3)
3 25% (4)
2 6% (1)
1 6% (1)
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