Returning to this Book Challenge - I fear optimistically as the prospect of returning to work looms! - we meet Day 18 and A book you like by an author no longer living. Now, as I've said before, I've had to read widely and enjoyed a huge variety of books written by people who have… Continue reading 30 Day Book Challenge: Day 18!
Today's category - I'm going to be upfront and honest - is one I don't understand and I am confused by. The category is Favourite book to give as a gift. And I do give books as gifts. Frequently. I've given Eleanor Oliphant is Perfectly Fine by Gail Honeyman, Half a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda… Continue reading 30 Day Book Challenge: Day Nine!
I'd not normally blog about picture books. I know there are some wonderful ones out there in the world and I love The Gruffalo as much as the next guy! Possibly more. Read it most days to my daughter. And Where The Wild Things Are. And We're Going On A Bear Hunt - also by… Continue reading Michael Rosen’s Sad Book
It is with genuine sadness that I learn of Maurice Sendak's death today. This man will have the status of icon, myth, legend and inspiration for all time. I feel it wouldn't be right, as a reader, not to mark his life in some way. He was the one man whose story, Where The Wild… Continue reading Maurice Sendak RIP