Posts Tagged: identity

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 remembering books

‘Charlotte began to dream that she was fighting to stay Charlotte…’ When I first read Charlotte Sometimes, about eleven years ago, I loved that Charlotte went back in time to 1918, and became enraptured in all the details of live during

On remembering books

‘Charlotte began to dream that she was fighting to stay Charlotte…’ When I first read Charlotte Sometimes, about eleven years ago, I loved that Charlotte went back in time to 1918, and became enraptured in all the details of live during