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Quoted - Philip Pullman

“We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.”


Fairy Tale Friday- The Elves

This week’s fairy tale contained three tales within the tale involving elves!

The first tale is more commonly known as The Elves and The Shoemaker. 361 more words

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Review: Northern Lights

Authors: Philip Pullman
Release Date: October 23rd, 1998 (originally 1995)
Publisher: Scholastic Point
Pages: 399 (Paperback)
Format: Paperback
Genre: Children | Fantasy
Idiom: English
Series: 798 more words


The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman - book review

The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials #1) by Philip Pullman

Published: April 16th 1996

Length: 399 pages

Where I got it: Overdrive – ebook from my library… 735 more words

Book Reviews

Grandma's Chair is Empty Now--Where Are The Stories?

Quotes and Notes #292, August 23

“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.”—Lewis Carroll, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”—

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”—Philip Pullman—

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Fairy Tale Friday- The Girl With No Hands

This week’s Fairy tale is a rather brutal one. The Girl With No Hands!  It includes (like many of the fairy tales that I’ve been reading) the Devil and also a pretty horrendous family! 386 more words

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Holiday Reads 2015: His Dark Materials

After a challenging year, I can’t wait for a break, some familiarity and lots of comfort – some of which, of course, will be found within books. 421 more words