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By Robert Dinsdale
The Emporium opens with the 1st frost of iciness. it's the similar each year. around the urban, while youngsters wake to determine ferns of white stretched throughout their home windows, or stroll to varsity to listen to ice crackling underfoot, the whispers start: the Emporium is open!
It is 1917, and London has spent years within the shadow of the 1st international conflict. within the middle of Mayfair, even though, there's a position of desire. a spot the place children’s desires can come real, the place the most unlikely turns into attainable – that position is Papa Jack’s Toy Emporium.
For years Papa Jack has created and offered his well-known magical toys: pastime horses, patchwork canine and bears that appear alive, toy containers greater at the within than out, ‘instant bushes’ that sprout from bins, tin infantrymen which could struggle battles all alone. Now his sons, Kaspar and Emil, are only the right age to hitch the relations alternate. Into this relatives comes a tender Cathy Wray – homeless and susceptible. The Emporium takes her in, makes her one among its personal. yet Cathy is ready to find that whereas all toy retailers are locations of ask yourself, just one is actually magical...
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