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A WIND IN THE DOOR, by Madeleine L'Engle

What an amazing story! Beautiful lessons in a beautiful story. One I think I read as a child following A Wrinkle in Time and again a few years ago as an adult. 17 more words



Peter Rabbit Garden at the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness-on-Windermere

Hard to believe given the prevailing weather conditions but we’re all about to spring forward into British Summer Time once again…


The Big One Hundred Challenge

I’ve always considered myself a pretty good authority when it comes to children’s literature, however I’ve recently noticed a few gaps in my knowledge, gaps that involve some fairly significant books. 362 more words


[REVIEW] The Thief of Always by Clive Barker

Harvey Swick is a ten year old boy who is bored. One day a mysterious man appears from his window and offers him a place where he’ll have fun and won’t be bored anymore. 172 more words

Book Reviews

The Promise

Crack! With a jolt, Sam sat up. Dampness had seeped into his tunic and an uncontrollable shiver ran along his spine. How long he’d been lying there he’d know idea, but shards of sunlight were now piercing the treetops casting pinpricks of light over his berry-coloured skin. 1,159 more words


The Haunting of Derek Stone: Bayou Dogs - By Tony Abbott

Dad’s Grade: A-

Age: 12+

I had to read the next book in this series. I love how the books are engaging enough to suck you in, but short enough that a person need not invest a month or two in order to get through an 800 pager. 263 more words