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“Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn't ask ourselves what it says but what it means...”  ― Umberto Eco

The Witch's Daughter, written by Nina Bawden, illustrated by Shirley Hughes

"The Borrowers Afield"

"The Borrowers Afield"

Tunnicliffe, Tarka the Otter cover

Charles Tunnicliffe at Oriel Ynys Mon: ‘the love of nature absorbed him’

Postcard Puffin Book Cover Heidi by Johanna Spyri. Part of the Picture Puffin Postcards commemorating book cover illustration art

Penguin First Editions - Early, Vintage, Collectable First Edition Penguin Books. A comprehensive free information resource for collectors.

Unusual things begin to happen when a young girl finds a silver thimble. (Grades: 1-8) Call number: PZ7.E724 Th (Newbery 1939)

Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright, medal farm girl in depression-era Wisconsin has summer full of fine adventures. Farm in story, in author's family, once belonged to Frank Lloyd Wright. (read aloud to little girls June

Apple Bough by Noel Streatfeild | LibraryThing

All about Covers: Apple Bough by Noel Streatfeild. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers

Loved Monica Dickens (a descendant of Charles Dickens) books when I was a teen and beyond.

One Pair of Hands by Monica Dickens. Monica is the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens. She is clever, almost on par with my favourite author Betty MacDonald.

A Traveller in Time, by Alison Utley

A Traveller In Time, by Alison Uttley. The most wonderful and enchanting time-slip novel I´ve ever read!