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Julia Donaldson's Cigar-smoking New Character Ignites Controversy

Posted at 1:53PM Monday 04 Aug 2014

Julia Donaldson has said that she would "never encourage smoking in a children's book" after some readers went online to complain about her inclusion of a ne'er-do-well scarecrow character who attempts to impress a lady by blowing smoke rings in her new book, The Scarecrow's Wedding.

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