Monthly Archives: February 2014

Henny: a unique chicken and a valuable lesson

Henny by Elizabeth Rose Stanton My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed meeting Henny and her creator, Elizabeth Rose Stanton, at Henny’s recent book birthday. I have found so much to appreciate about this quirky little book, and … Continue reading

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Grateful: Delicious – pancakes and memory

Long ago, my sister and I sang as a duo – at open mics, at parties, and just because. We were out to breakfast one morning, and over coffee were dreaming of our stage names. She already had one, of … Continue reading

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Bellman and Black: a moody read

Bellman & Black: A Ghost Story by Diane Setterfield My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thought I needed something dark and unsettling for October, and I did! It was quite a good read, this strange gloomy book which seemed to … Continue reading

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Grateful: books, writing and reading

I’m grateful for authors who write for young people. I know there are classics we enjoyed as children, but the quality and diversity of books is on offer today inspires me every single day. Thank you, thank you. Here are … Continue reading

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