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What’s on The Seven-Year-Old’s mind this week?

Our semi-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross the The Seven-Year-Old’s desk.

In the news:

Weasel photographed riding on a woodpecker’s back (BBC)

(Photo: Martin Le-May)

(Photo: Martin Le-May)

Martin Le-May’s photograph of a weasel riding on a woodpecker’s back flew across my Facebook feed this week, captivating every seven-going-on-eight-year-old in its path.

A sampling of this week’s books:

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This week’s crop of book covers.

Dragons: Truth, Myth, and Legends by David Passes

“It’s my second time checking this one out, Mommyo.”

Furlie Cat by Berniece Freschet

Furlie is afraid of nearly everything. Including showing fear. So he becomes a bully. The plan works until the night he gets stuck in a tree.

Stick Dog by Tom Watson

Stick Dog goes on an epic quest for a hamburger. I’m guessing I have Stick Dog to thank for the fact that The Seven-Year-Old finally ate a hamburger without complaining this week.

Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog by Tom Watson

Dear Stick Dog, could you go on an epic quest for a pear next week? The Seven-Year-Old is already sold on hot dogs.

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