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Guest author blog: Children's author Holly Webb on her new book, Return to the Secret Garden

Writing a sequel to The Secret Garden has been at the back of my mind for years. I was chatting with my editor about books we’d loved as children, and she asked me if I’d consider a sequel – at the time it wasn’t something I’d ever thought about, and I was doubtful. 488 more words

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‘Whatever comes,’ she said, ‘cannot alter one thing. If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside. It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great deal more of a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it.’

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Book tag/Award |Real Neat Blog Award

I was nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award a while back and would like to say a big thank you to Hannah from Readvive… 648 more words

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“Never did she find anything so difficult as to keep herself from losing her temper when she was suddenly disturbed while absorbed in a book. People who are fond of books know the feeling of irritation which sweeps over them at such a moment. 20 more words

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Book People Talk Movies: A Little Princess

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I absolutely adore a good period piece. 568 more words

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'Heavyweights' and 4 more kids' films that are smarter than you think

One thing my friends know to avoid asking me is to see any animated movie. “Animated movies are for children,” I’ll retort, angering them and probably angering most of you who are reading this right now. 784 more words

All girls are princesses.

An excellent wife who can find?
She is worth far more than jewels
-Proverbs 31:10 (ESV)


From an early age, my mom read from… 827 more words