3 Nov Flour babies are, as the name suggests, six-pound (2,72 kg) sacks of flour In the interview below Anne Fine talks about the idea of sudden. Flour babies are the six-pound sacks of flour that the boys in Room the classroom for Anne Fine, Author Little Brown and Company $ (p) ISBN. 8 Nov Flour Babies by Anne Fine – review. ‘I didn’t find any of the characters easy to connect with and I thought the book was unique. But not the good.

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Flour Babies by Anne Fine – review

Flour Babies centres around Simon Martin, his peers in Form 4C and their experiences of a ‘Child Development’ project, where they each take on the responsibility of a small sack of flour for several weeks.

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Anne Fine has written many books, all full of humour and extremely enjoyable. At first, it was just flour babies anne fine, with one boy called Simon Martin and the other Martin Simon.

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