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Santa’s Workshop (1999): Everybody’s Workin’ for the Weekend

 Heather Whited, Santa’s Workshop (Landoll, 1999)

[cover coming when I find it and take a picture]

While Santa’s Workshop does have a few problems (there’s some awkward sentence structure, usually involving repetition that could have been eliminated with a bit of thought), it is pretty solidly the best Landoll book we own; the text before you lift the flap is relevant to the text after (not always the case with Landoll books) and, more importantly, it’s possible to guess what’s under the flap with this one (an absolute rarity when it comes to Landoll lift-the-flaps). It’s shallow and was probably written in about fifteen minutes, but that still makes it better than any other Landoll book I’ve encountered. ** ½

 

About Robert "Goat" Beveridge

Media critic (amateur, semi-pro, and for one brief shining moment in 2000 pro) since 1986. Guy behind noise/powerelectronics band XTerminal (after many small stints in jazz, rock, and metal bands). Known for being tactless but honest.

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