Books: Winter's Child

THE BOOK OF SIMON—A. S. M. Hutch- inson—Little, Brown ($2).*

Writers are often human, often have children; but not often have they immortalized their own children by writing about them. Two glistering exceptions are Alan Alexander Milne and Arthur Stuart Menteth (If Winter Comes) Hutchinson. Everyone knows Christopher Robin. Soon a lot of people will know Simon. For in The Book of Simon Author Hutchinson tells you all there is to know about his son, from the age of 17 months to nearly three years. It is an affectionate account, not totally bereft...

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