Tag Archives: Children’s Fiction

Thoughts: Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt

I was vaguely aware this had been a film, but haven’t seen it, so as usual there will be no insightful comparison from me. The posters make it look gloriously romantic though. And thankfully Winnie is aged up. Because oh … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Eva, by Peter Dickinson

I think I have a reading problem. Anyway. This was sort of unintended – I’d meant to read a Dickinson a while ago after I heard he died, but I couldn’t find the book that was on my to-read list. … Continue reading

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German Reading Project: Der Kleine Prinz, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, translated by Grete and Josef Leitgeb

A whole book this time, and not just chapters! Der Kleine Prinz is both short enough and simply written enough that I managed it without too much heartache. My general German skills update: I’m improving in some ways and stalling … Continue reading

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Thoughts: The China Coin by Allan Baillie

You know how some books just stick in your head, even if you haven’t read them? The China Coin was one of those for me. I don’t know how old I was, but it was at one of our school’s … Continue reading

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