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In this age people seem to be more infatuated with phones and computers rather than reading. They are more likely to begin a tv series than a book.   1,838 more words


A Journey Begun

As a youngster at junior school, I was praised for my articulacy but was actually a slow reader and couldn’t spell for toffee. It turned out I was long-sighted and made to wear spindly Council specs with round lenses, which I hated because they pinched my nose so tightly I had ugly bruises either side.  421 more words


Whose World? World Book Day and the £1 selections for 2017

Last week, the World Book Day selection committee in the UK announced their titles for 2017—and they have spent this week defending them.

The event, for those who don’t know, is held yearly in the UK, and originally started as a parallel event to UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day, held annually on Shakespeare’s birthday (23rd April). 1,065 more words

Children's Literature

QUIZ – Which Malory Towers Character Are You?

Pillow fights, midnight feasts, jolly hockey sticks, fierce lacrosse games and lots of drama, while some might say the Malory Towers books by Enid Blyton are outdated, girls of all ages have delighted in the series since its publication in the 1940s.

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Books Into TV Shows/ Top 5 Wednesday

Good morning Wednesdayers, I hope all is bright and bookish on this illustrious sixteenth day of the ninth month of the two thousand and sixteenth year. 288 more words


The books that last

Early one morning, around a week ago, I opened the front door to take a draught of clean morning air when I detected something in the breeze that awoke a cheer in the heart. 1,137 more words


Book Review: The Family at Red Roofs

I loved reading “The Family at the Red Roofs”. It is a very interesting story that all of us must read.

I was eagerly waiting for when the Jackson family would shift their house to the Red Roofs. 235 more words