Posts Tagged: Famous Five

On being boys

  Last week, after a flurry of Famous Five books, I read Gene Kemp’s The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler. One thing that is immediately striking when coming Tyke Tyler to Famous Five is (spoiler alert!) that in both books one of the main characters is a

On being boys

  Last week, after a flurry of Famous Five books, I read Gene Kemp’s The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler. One thing that is immediately striking when coming Tyke Tyler to Famous Five is (spoiler alert!) that in both books one of the main characters is a

On enduring love

  Last week I was in a Famous Five frenzy, reading the first six books in the series back to back. The first book, Five on a Treasure Island, is on the list of 1001 Children’s Books, but reading up to book

On enduring love

  Last week I was in a Famous Five frenzy, reading the first six books in the series back to back. The first book, Five on a Treasure Island, is on the list of 1001 Children’s Books, but reading up to book

On Book Affairs

The last time my friend Themis and I spent the day together, we had an awesome time down at Port Adelaide at an art class, discovering flea markets and seeing a whole lot of yarn bombing. Today, we went to

On Book Affairs

The last time my friend Themis and I spent the day together, we had an awesome time down at Port Adelaide at an art class, discovering flea markets and seeing a whole lot of yarn bombing. Today, we went to