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Straw house, wood house, brick house, blow

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1st ed.

Publication Information

Candlewick Press,

Physical Description

404 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


A collection of four novellas in different genres, including a western about a farmer who grows living toys and a rancher who grows half-living people; a science fiction story of the near-future in which the world is as easy to manipulate as the Internet; a crime story in which every wish comes true and only the Imaginary Crimes Unit can stop them; and a comedic love story in which Death describes himself as a charismatic hero.


  • Toy farm
  • Our lady of villians
  • Wish police
  • Doom with a view.

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