Wherein Bilbo Baggins receives a visit from the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves. After eating, they discuss the recovery of the treasure that the dragon Smaug took from Erebor, the dwarves’ home, and Bilbo is hired as their “burglar,” despite his protests. 1,571 more words
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Overview: The Christmas Cats have been called to help some children with their school bus. 130 more words
On the last Tuesday of the month I run a bookclub at my bookshop for grown ups who enjoy children’s literature. There is a mixture of writers, teachers, librarians and keen beans. 495 more words
On a summer afternoon boat trip in the early 1860s the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson told the three Liddell sisters – Lorina, Alice and Edith – a story that featured a bored little girl named Alice who goes looking for an adventure. 325 more words