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One hundred books to read. #91: George's Marvellous Medicine

The power of Roald Dahl’s imagination is extraordinary.  In this story, we are treated to a creative medicinal cocktail. 284 more words

One Hundred Books To Read

LondonLife - Lost Beatrix Potter story found in V&A...

A new tale written by Peter Rabbit creator Beatrix Potter will be published last this year following its discovery in the Potter archives at the Victoria & Albert Museum (pictured above). 192 more words


Danny the Champion of the Trace

I like to trace! Quentin Blake‘s illustrations are pretty fun. This one comes from Roald Dahl’s Danny the Champion of the World. Context – a cop is trying to shoo pheasants off a rich man’s car. 6 more words


worth the century-long wait.

100 Years Later,

Beatrix Potter’s Tale Of A Fanciful Feline To Be Published

At long-lost Beatrix Potter book, The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots, is set to be released this fall, 150 years after the beloved author’s birth. 522 more words


Quote Hour

My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends – 19 more words

The Beatrix Potter guide to being a bestselling children’s author

Those slender pocket-sized animal tales by Beatrix Potter certainly had a place in my childhood but I don’t remember having a strong attachment to them. Of course by the 1980s Peter Rabbit was an established icon so it’s difficult to remember a true impression of these books without being influenced by what is already known about these stories. 975 more words


Se publicará una historia inédita de Beatrix Potter e ilustrada por Quentin Blake

Después de 100 años, se publicará la historia inédita de Beatrix Potter, “The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots”, la cual es considerada por Jo Hanks, editor y quien descubrió esta historia, como lo mejor de Beatrix.  298 more words