Tag Archives: Children’s Fiction

Burnett, Frances Hodgson. The Secret Garden. 1911. Heinemann, 1957. Christmas 1960, I think, it might have been 1959 I was given The Secret Garden as a present. The gift was not a surprise. I remember our shopping for it in … Continue reading

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Elegy for Tib Street: Nostalgia With Howard Spring

Spring, Howard. Tumbledown Dick: All People and No Plot. Illus. Steven Spurrier. London: Faber, 1939.  Last week, I left Manchester not knowing when or if I will ever return. I worked there for a year before leaving for Canada, and … Continue reading

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