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Daydreams of angels : stories

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    From "The Robot Baby," in which we discover what happens when a robot feels emotion for the very first time, to "Heaven," about a grandfather who died for a few minutes when he was nine and visited the pearly gates, to "The Little Wolf-Boy of Northern Quebec," in which untamed children run wild through the streets of Paris, to "Dolls," in which a little girl's forgotten dolls tell their own stories of woe and neglect, we are immersed in utterly unique worlds. Also included in the collection is "The End of Pinky," which has been made into short film by the NFB.

    • The gypsy and the bear
    • The gospel according to Mary M.
    • Swan Lake for beginners
    • The Holy Dove Parade
    • Dolls
    • Where babies come from
    • The man without a heart
    • Daydreams of angels
    • The isles of Dr. Moreau
    • The story of Little O
    • The saddest chorus girl in the world
    • Heaven
    • The dreamlife of toasters
    • Messages in bottles
    • Sting like a bee
    • The story of a rose bush
    • Bartók for children
    • A Christmas carol
    • The wolf-boy of Northern Quebec
    • The conference of the birds
    • Acknowledgements.
    Original Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: Scotiabank Giller Prize 2015