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High praise for Paddon's hijinks

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"It's abundantly clear there's no topic that Paddon can't put his signature twist on," so says Inderjit Deogun in his review of Half the Lies You Tell Are Not True. A great appreciation of Dave Paddon and Duncan Major's wonderful collaboration.

Here's a link to the full review: http://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/vol24/no38/halftheliesyoutellarenottrue.html

A gem of a review of Lori Doody's MALLARD, MALLARD, MOOSE

"Mallard, Mallard, Moose is a gem you don't want to miss," writes Courtney Crocker in CM Magazine.  We couldn't agree more!Here's a link to her full review:http://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/vol24/no38/mallardmallardmoose.html

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From ‘The Weather in Town’ to ‘SuperNan’: Dave Paddon on the lies he loves to tell

A little something funny about each of Dave Paddon’s thirteen recitations in his new book Half the Lies You Tell Are Not True.1. FOG. Is the east side of Placentia Bay really the foggiest place anywhere? Dave admits that “people dispute that and there’s a little bit of history there.” The fog in this recitation [...]

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The birds of Lori Doody's picture books

Two mallards, an improbability of puffins, a goose, and a chicken: there’s a story attached to each of the birds Lori Doody imagines into her children’s books.The Puffin ProblemDoody said she was inspired by the horror-thriller film The Birds (directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1963) when she created the first of two bright and funny bird-based [...]

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