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One of Canada's Famous Five gets Google Doodle

One of the trailblazers who fought for Canadian women’s right to be “persons” under the law was honoured with her very own Google Doodle on Thursday. 532 more words


14th Day of Advent - Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton

Title: Five Go Adventuring Again

Author: Enid Blyton

Published: 1943

Not only do the Five have to put up with a stranger in the house, during the Christmas holidays, in this excellent Famous Five novel, but also lessons and  tutoring! 158 more words

Christmas Book Advent Calendar

fiona reblogged this on World of Blyton.

Are You A Boy Or A Girl? (The Myth Of Binary Gender)

A 9 year old asked me:

“Because you’ve got short hair, does that mean you’re a boy?”

I thought for a moment… what’s the easiest way to say this? 1,224 more words

The Famous Five - Nellie McClung

Nellie (Mooney) McClung is one of “The Famous Five” who fought and won for the right for women to vote and to run for political office in 1916. 537 more words

Leading Ladies

Library Lecture by Russell Brand

I was invited to the annual Reading Agency lecture in London which was led by Russell Brand, and I was really looking forward to it. Last year’s lecture was run by author Neil Gaiman and I’d heard that they are usually interesting. 343 more words


#BookBlogWriMo: Authors You're Thankful For

This is an version of NaNoWriMo for book bloggers. There’s a prompt for each day discussing various aspects of blogging. #BookBlogWriMo is hosted by Book Bumblings… 132 more words


30 Day Book Challenge // Day 6

Day Six: Book you’ve read the most number of times.

I don’t know exactly which book I’ve read the most times. I haven’t documented it. It’ll probably be one of the books I read whilst growing up, as I’ve had the opportunity to read those more (clearly it’s not going to be a book I only read for the first time last week). 211 more words