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Retro Review: Roald Dahl’s The Magic Finger, reviewed by Melissa Guion

How many people have seen Roald Dahl’s strange picture book, The Magic Finger? Not the one with drawings by Quentin Blake, Dahl’s preferred illustrator, but the 1966 edition illustrated by William Pène du Bois. My affection for this book, which has been on my shelf for decades, is partly nostalgic. I recall sitting with it […]