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The Great Orlando

by Ben Brown

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"Sunday Jones is a boy with a loving mother who protected him from a miserable and cruel father. Then his mother dies, leaving Sunday's father to make his life a misery. For the end of year concert, Sunday decides he will be a magician, The Great Orlando. On the night he impresses the audience (except his father) with his card tricks. For his final act, he 'disappears' in a cloud of smoke, only his hat remains on the stage"- A brilliant Sophisticated Picture Book that allows you to read as deep as you want into concepts about relationships in a family, bullying, power,escapism, family life. ( )
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"Sunday Jones is a boy with a loving mother who protected him from a miserable and cruel father. Then his mother dies, leaving Sunday's father to make his life a misery. For the end of year concert, Sunday decides he will be a magician, The Great Orlando. On the night he impresses the audience (expect his father) with his card tricks. For his final act, he 'disappears' in a cloud of smoke, only his hat remains on the stage"--Supplied by publisher. Suggested level: junior, primary.… (more)

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