Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is All about the visuals: Graphic Novels, Comics, or in my case, Top Ten Favorite Picture Books It was really hard to come up with my top ten, because there are so many… Read more »
Tag: George MacDonald
Classic Children’s Books
With holiday gift-giving approaching, I thought this might be a good time to revisit some children’s classics. What does it take for a book to become a classic? First, it needs to stand the test of time: to be read and enjoyed decades or even centuries after it was written. To be… Read more »
Ten Books for People Who Love Fairy Tales
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Ten Books for People Who Love ______. (I chose Fairy Tales.) I tried to put these in order, but I just couldn’t. However, pulling this post together made me realize how many… Read more »
Birthdays! Emily Dickinson, Cornelia Funke, Rumer Godden, George MacDonald, Mary Norton, Ernest Shepard!
December 10 is a HUGE day for author (and illustrator) birthdays! A very happy birthday to: Emily Dickinson, whose poems continue to inspire and delight. Cornelia Funke, author of the Inkheart trilogy,The Thief Lord, and Dragon Rider Rumer Godden. The Doll’s House charmed me as a child; as an adult,… Read more »