textbook charming

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HolyUnicorn

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Mandarin / the Shanghai Dialect
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Straddling both the adult and the children’s world, Smith creates books that are intimate, vividly imagined and always charming. And, Smith’s characters are just that: textbook charming, with just the right touch of whimsy with wit. “I much prefer writing about the small transactions of life,” he says.

Source, Wording his magic by By Mandira Nayar TheWeek

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