Tag Archives: Shirley Hughes

If you like Blyton: Shirley Hughes

Usually the title of my if you like Blyton posts contain either a book title or a series by an author, but seeing as I’ve loved everything I’ve read by Shirley Hughes I’m just going to recommend her entire output. … Continue reading

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Monday #467

Thankfully this is the last week of winter, as spring officially begins on Sunday. I know that the weather doesn’t always take not of this fact, but we can always hope. It could also be the last week of legal … Continue reading

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Locked down library displays weeks 10 and 11

Lockdown seems to be going on forever – but it looks like libraries might be able to open from July 15 here in Scotland. I haven’t heard anything from my work yet but I could be back in less than … Continue reading

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The Famous Five covers through the years, part 2: 1990s-2018

Last time I started at the beginning with Eileen Soper, and on to Betty Maxey and the TV tie-in covers. Now we have the 90s covers and the dreaded modern ones. My era of Famous Fives Technically in my era … Continue reading

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Books for babies: the lead-up to Blyton

It rather goes without saying that I will be reading Blyton to my little boy once he’s born, and encouraging him to read Blyton himself when he’s older. I do have lots of thoughts about that which I may explore … Continue reading

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A review of Father Christmas and Belinda

I decided today that I wanted to do something more appropriate to the season instead of what I had originally planned for this week. Over a year ago I reviewed Humpty Dumpty and Belinda one of two Collins Colour Camera Books with … Continue reading

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