Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Help

Book has become adicitive and I will be listening to it whilst cooking Christmas dinner. What must it be like to bring up someone else’s child like your own knowing that at a later date they will turn on you and treat … Continue reading

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New book on the go – The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Just started listening to The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I first heard it serialised on BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime. Set in Mississippi after the Rosa Parks civil life changing event the book depicts the relationships between a set of white … Continue reading

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Only You Can Save Mankind by Terry Prachett

Haven’t been walking for a while but started up again today. I was accompanied by one of my favourite books that I haven’t listened through for a long time. I’d forgotten the daily angst that Johnny Maxwell goes through. Johnny … Continue reading

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Same title different authors

Home of the Brave When browsing  Amazon for more books by the author Allen Say I came across one called Home of the Brave. Out of curiosity I put the title into the Amazon search to see what would be … Continue reading

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Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham ~Illuistrated by Juan Wijngaard I was drawn to the title of this books because of my love of tea drinking. A delightful book that draws on a centuries old legend of … Continue reading

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Billy’s Bucket by Kes Gray and Garry Parsons

Great book for sharing. Much to his parent’s horror, Billy wants a bucket for his birthday. At first they try to persuade his to have something else but, with the stubbornness that young children have, he sticks to his guns … Continue reading

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Archie’s War, My Scrapbook of The First World War 1914-1918 by me Archie Albright Aged 10 years

Archie’s War, My Scrapbook of The First World War 1914-1918 by me Archie Albright Aged 10 years By Marcia  Williams ISBN 978-1-4063-1002-3 The fictional scrapbook of young Archie records how the Great World war affected him and his family and … Continue reading

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