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The Secret Garden: Frances Hodgson Burnett (Book & Movie)

While rearranging my books I came across an almost ancient copy of The Secret Garden which my Dad had bought for me when I was still in school. 391 more words


Favorite Fictional Orphans

I’m creating a character who’s parentless, a modern-day orphan. Her role models aren’t actual, real orphans (I don’t know any of those, a fortunate thing) but the long line of memorable fictional ones. 556 more words

8 Disturbingly Racist Children’s Books

Thank you AtlantaBlackStar

Let’s Hurry or We’ll Miss the Public Lynching
In the late 19th and early 20th century, many books were developed in the United States and the United Kingdom to propagate the devaluation of Black people in their relative societies. 459 more words

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Collins Classics: A Perplexing Page Turner

Months ago, I first saw a stand of Collins Classics in one familiar bookstore. I foolishly thought of it as something untouchable and expensive since it was displayed in sets but lo and behold! 583 more words


To tread lightly ~ to be awake within a dream

You tread so gently, I could hardly hear you coming that day. Walking into that space… between dreams, waking ~ only to keep dreaming.   Still there, a gentle reality ~ you tread ~ so lightly.

Words & Wonderings

More book-inspired drawings!

Here we have a third lot of lovely drawings by 9 year-olds inspired by books!

Thank you to everyone who has sent pictures. Keep them coming… 77 more words

Children's Books

a bibliophile's bookgasm

The bibliophile in me is having a total bookgasm!
I discovered the coolest website called litographs.com.
This site has over 100 books printed on tees, posters, and tote bags. 41 more words