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Only In My Dreams

Only In My Dreams

(From the orphaned child)

By Paul G Day.

In my dreams,

I see you floating,

On an island made of cloud. 120 more words

Children's Fiction

Book Review: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (Classics Challenge #2)

Shelved: Children’s fiction (classic)
Rating: ★★★★
Challenge: Classics Challenge – #2
Buy: Hive
More: Goodreads

I attended a panel recently on children’s classics. On the panel was Kate Saunders (children’s author), Lucy Mangan (columnist and writer for the…

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Book Reviews

Carnegie Shadowing: or, 'round up, round up, getcha books'

A wonderful thing happens in the school where I did my last placement . In fact, there are many wonderful things that happen there, but there’s one thing in particular I hadn’t come across before: the Carnegie shadowing scheme. 621 more words

Read Local

How lucky we are as book lovers to live in a county with so many published authors! The books run the gamut of genres from Debbie… 127 more words


Heidi by Johanna Spyri: A review

Twentieth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

I first came to know about Heidi when I saw Arupusu no Shōjo Haiji (Heidi, Girl of the Alps), a beautiful anime based on the book. 442 more words

130 Challenge

Final Project: As many styles as books!

So far, I have looked at Maurice Sendak and Oliver Jeffers and definitely got a sense there is more to picture books than meet the eye. 917 more words


Friday Feature: 5 Rabbit Books I Haven't Read!

Happy Easter Everyone!

I’ve been pondering what to do for today’s Friday Feature all week. I wanted to do an Easter special, because y’know, four glorious days off work deserves at least that but I kept coming up blank where Easter-ish books are concerned. 629 more words