Tag Archives: Children’s Literature
Potter, Beatrix. The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots. Illus. Quentin Blake. Frederic Warne-Penguin, 2016. Just before Christmas, our local educational television channel, Knowledge Network telecast the Channel 4 television 2016 documentary Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge. Depending upon where you are, the … Continue reading
Burnett, Frances Hodgson. A Little Princess; Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Told for the First Time. Not long ago, I reviewed Burnett’s The Secret Garden, and one of my readers responded with a comment comparing The Secret … Continue reading
de la Mare, Walter. Told Again: Old Tales Told Again.[1927, 1955] Introd. Philip Pullman. Illus. A. H. Watson. Oddly Modern Fairy Tales. Ed. Jack Zipes. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2015. I remember well my first collection of fairy stories. I remember … Continue reading
Montgomery, L. M. The Anne Books: Anne of Green Gables to The Blythes areQuoted. Various Publishers. This post is rather long because it addresses nine books rather than just one or two. I trust you will be bear with it. … Continue reading
Rambles in Dead End Streets (With a Detour into First Novels): Pat Barker, Nell Dunn, and Eve Garnett.
Barker, Pat. Union Street. London: Virago, 1982. Dunn, Nell. Poor Cow. Introd. Margaret Drabble. 1967. London: Virago: 2013. —. Up the Junction. Drawings Susan Benson. Little Brown 1963. Washington: Counterpoint, 2000. Garnett, Eve. The Family From One End Street. 1937. Introd. Julia Eccleshare, 2004. … Continue reading