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Project Gutenberg does have illustrated versions in HTML and PDF format.
03/29/2006
The Logiston blog and I have been publishing snippets from this collection of essays. See here (on golfers) and here (on dedications).
01/24/2006
Dik Trom's dad keeps repeating about his grand-son as he did about his son: "He is a special child--and that he is". Obviously, master Kieviet was trying to get the laughs of his pupils with this running joke of the first book, and that grates a little.

Other than that, this is a fine book in the classic Dik Trom series, full of adventures.

Interestingly, this book was censored by the Nazis during the occupation of the Netherlands, and according to http://www.xs4all.nl/~jikje/Verbod/Boeken/trom.html the censored bits were never changed back, so this may be the first time you read the original version.
09/25/2004
Jennifer Faulk - A Love Story Full of Sunshine and Rain
FEATURED AUTHOR - Jenn Faulk is a native Texan who enjoys reading and writing chick lit. She’s a pastor’s wife, a stay-at-home mom, and a marathon enthusiast who loves talking about Jesus and what a difference He’s made in her life. She has a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston and a MA in Missiology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her book, Meant to Be.