“The spell was broken. My uncle learned to laugh, and I learned to cry. The secret garden is always open now. Open, and awake, and alive. 19 more words
Tags » Frances Hodgson Burnett
Every year, the newspapers echo with the anguished cries of life’s little organisers against the swerving swooping Easter date as it flits across the calendar. How much tidier things would be, the argument seems to run, if we could just pick a date and stick to it, year by year. 990 more words
How Did Long John Silver Lose his Leg?
And Twenty-Six Other Mysteries of Children’s Literature
by Dennis Butts and Peter Hunt
“… a fascinating book for older children and adults… full of interesting facts and details about your favourite books.” 19 more words