Very little of what I liked would have been given to me by the adults I knew at that time, and some of it might have been banned.
'Come here, look! Look!'
With short stories, is it OK if nothing happens?
Scientists tracked pods of happy little whales all communing and breeding, but found this one lone whale howling weirdly, and particularly loudly, on his or her own.
What are the best non-fiction books for children aged 3-12y? Did you have a reference book that you loved as much as a novel?
Bring me your beautiful, ugly, weird, and furry books.
I'm trying to help build a kids' library -- looking for brilliant book ideas.
I'd rather yank out my own stitches than miss a chance to read with children, but I also need to belong, and to write.
After days of trekking, paddling and swimming, when it was too dark to read and I was almost too tired to speak, I got the kids to flex their imaginations.
I couldn't love you more.