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From Picnic at Hanging Rock:

  •  milk and lemonade kept cool in a zinc-lined basket, biscuits; “To Saint Valentine!”
  • “Lunch had been set out on large white tablecloths close by, shaded from the heat of the sun by two or three spreading gums.  
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Children's Book Sunday: a Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Here we go again! And this week, we are talking about the Puffin in Bloom edition of a Little Princess! You can tell I really love these editions, can’t you? 141 more words


Catching Up on the Classics: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Catching Up on the Classics is a new feature on the blog where I’ll be doing some much needed catching up on classic novels. 

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Get Me Now, Holy Cow! *

One of the classic story lines in fiction is the rags-to-riches plot. Someone who’s been very poor, but who works hard, etc., finally comes into money. 986 more words

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Challenge Week: My Life In Books Challenge Day #2

Welcome to Day #2 of the My Life In Books Challenge! Today I’m going to be looking at 5 books that summarise my life as a… 733 more words