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Gr5 things I read in July

Gr5 is like gr8 but 5… No?

Here are my top five reads of July 2015, I’ve picked them out mostly from my own Facebook feed and the news sites/magazines I follow. 772 more words


Which Book Has Inspired You/Changed You And How?

NOTE: I know you all must be confused as to why I am posting old posts now? Well, these are posts from my erstwhile blog (sounds so royal) and I have had people read them last year. 403 more words


Three Cheers for Mr Mole!

In the spirit of Enid Blyton, Noddy and Big Ears.

“Oh No!” cried Little Monkey. “Something’s happened to the lawn! What will Mummy say?”

“What is it?” asked Mr Spaghetti Legs, coming over to investigate. 261 more words


Lord of the Flies : Books in the Blood # 12

The Romans believed that human beings were not born properly formed, that they need shaping to enable them to grow into decent citizens. This is why they beat their children as a matter of course – … 781 more words


Last Term at Malory Towers / last book in the series / end of another relationship :(

End of an Era for me. I seriously doubt i would be reading anymore of Enid Blyton any more. But i have read quiet a number of books by her and so far have not been disappointed. 230 more words

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Sunday Morning Round-Up: Happy Apps, Hemingway, and Drunkards

Your one-stop shop for the week’s most interesting bookish news and reviews

Appy Reading

The Obama administration this week has announced a project that is set to turn America’s poor children into avid readers and like everything these days, it’ll be through the use of an app.   712 more words

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The Evolution of Children's Literature

Last month it was announced that the beloved children’s author Enid Blyton’s series The Faraway Tree was getting its own film adaptation. The news came after a Famous Five film adaptation was announced in the summer, perhaps signally a revitalisation of Blyton’s vast and much-loved canon of children’s fiction. 403 more words