#FridayBookShare The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett

#FridayBookShare is a game created by Shelley Wilson to help search for an ideal read. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on the book you are currently reading/finished reading this week and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare First line of the book. Recruit fans byContinue reading “#FridayBookShare The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett”

#AtoZChallenge Letter T

  is for The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Judith Kerr was born in Germany, where as Hitler gained power,the writing of her journalist father made escape essential.  Living first in Switzerland and then Paris, the family finally arrived in London in 1936.  After working for the Red Cross during the war, Judith gained a scholarshipContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter T”

#AtoZChallenge Letter Q

Ok so I’m being ironic today.  Q gave me problems.  I couldn’t think of an artist, poet or author who was appropriate for this letter and then I found this anarchic book.  Written by Mary Elting and Michael Folsom and beautifully illustrated by Jack Kent, I knew that it was just the book to buyContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter Q”

#AtoZChallenge Letter A

The theme of my challenge is poetry and books inspired by art and/or art inspired by literature. Asunder by Chloe Aridjis   Marie’s job as a guard at the National Gallery in London offers her the life she always wanted, one of invisibility and quiet contemplation. But amid the hushed corridors of the Gallery surge currentsContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter A”