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The best picture books (in our house)

If you have small children, you will read the same books again and again until your eyes bleed. Having enjoyed (survived?) 6 years of bedtime reading, here are my tips for staying just the right side of insanity at story … Continue reading

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They went to the moooun!

The most pure form of aloneness ever experienced: flying solo on the dark side of the moon, no communication possible, almost every other human 250,000 miles away, apart from the two men who walk on the other side of the … Continue reading

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I took the Moon for a walk – Carolyn Curtis and Alison Jay

An eccentric boy takes the Moon for a late evening stroll. (That’s the Moon, not any old moon). The Moon is an uncommunicative but loyal companion. I love Alison Jay’s old fashioned cracked-glaze illustrations: round-bellied animals and buildings with faces. … Continue reading

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The joy of ‘doorstop fiction’ on the Kindle

Reading a Stephen King: this an unexpected result of getting a Kindle. I’ve heard that eReaders have boosted the sales of romance novels: people can read them on public transport without being exposed by those tell-tale covers. The other unlikely … Continue reading

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11.22.63 – Stephen King

A surprising one for me to be reading – and enjoying. I have never read a Stephen King novel, and never thought I would. Horror either puts me off or gives me nightmares. (His brilliant primer, On Writing, is another … Continue reading

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