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What She Was Seeing

Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, The Secret Garden … so many of us grew up reading about the Moors of Yorkshire. So, when we had the opportunity to visit, even for only an afternoon spent mostly in the car so we could see as much as possible, we took it. 91 more words


How to create an educational 'Roald Dahl day' with your kids!

Do you wish you could encourage your children to spend time less time playing computer games and more time reading or playing outside?

The key is to set out a specific time when they can play the Playstation, treat it almost as reward for completing homework or for reading a few pages of a book. 377 more words


Victoria Zigler

An Interview With a Reader

by Caroline Clemens

I am delighted to bring you Victoria Zigler who happens to go by a shortened version as just ‘ 1,263 more words

All the lives I want to live

If there’s something that can draw me out of a dark mood, it’s books.

Our house was like something out of Harry Potter when I was little: a tad dark and full of beautiful old things; coppers and comfort and life. 873 more words

The Secret Garden (children books)

Two weeks ago we (finally) managed to start reading The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnet, together with S6.7. After 2 chapters the book is proving to be quite demanding for the both of us. 633 more words


The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Title: The Secret Garden
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Children’s Classics
Publication date: 1911
Number of pages (my sample): 205
ISBN: 0517189607

Of course there must be magic in this world! 832 more words

Book Reviews

Guest Post: NYPL's exhibition "The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter"

Hi, bookworms! This is Carolyn’s buddy, Molly, popping in to tell you dear readers about a fantastic exhibit at the New York Public Library that is actually about to  509 more words