"The plot may not mean much to younger viewers, but they will enjoy poring over Lucas's simply drawn setting: a land of lost toys built from stray playing cards, chessmen, tin mechanicals, Erector Set pieces and similar bric-a-brac. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Addressed at least as much to adults as children, this folktale-style story pairs two abandoned toys with conflicting, but not incompatible, natures.
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