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Fire at the Triangle Factory (Carolrhoda on My Own Book.) by Holly Littlefield

Two sewing machine operators at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, are caught in the famous Triangle fire of

“When John (Tolkien’s son) was 3 he got his first letter from Father Christmas. From 1920 until 1943 Tolkien wrote letters, as Father Christmas, to his children. They were accompagnied by lots of funny pictures. The Father Christmas Letters contains most of these letters and most illustrations (most in colour).”

50 best Christmas books

“When John (Tolkien’s son) was 3 he got his first letter from Father Christmas. From 1920 until 1943 Tolkien wrote letters, as Father Christmas, to his children. They were accompagnied by lots of funny pictures.

Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories - loved these books when I was a kid.  Can't wait for my girls to read them too.

Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories - loved these books when I was a kid. Can't wait for my girls to read them too. My daughter's called Milly so I had to explain about Molly Molly Mandy! A very foreign concept for her.

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame - Listing of Classic books to read for kids - best kid books.jpg

A luscious childhood: Beautiful books for children

1960's Family Allowance Book for 8/- per week payable for the second child

Family Allowance Book for Per Week. Payable for the Second Child and Subsequent Children of a Family

When I decided to go down the Self-Publishing road, I wanted to produce both e-books and paperback copies of my novels - and, having looked around a bit, and listened to advice from friends, I opte...

Createspace: Print-on-demand option

I have been tested over the past two years; in fact, it has sometimes seemed as if my life were composed of nothing but tests. No sooner had I put my metaphorical pen down from one ghastly multiple…

Scottish Myths & Legends

Scottish Myths and Legends – Creatures of Scotland, including the fairy and loch ness monster, as well as more obscure tales

I think I have figured out when my interest (obsession?) in fashion and clothes started. It was way before my parents could afford to buy me Barbie dolls.  Rather, it had to do with paper dolls, ye…

Of Paper Dolls and Cute Rabbits

Noddy is a character created by English children's author Enid Blyton, originally published between 1949 and 1963. Television shows based on the character have run on British television since 1955 and continue to appear to this day. Noddy is a little wooden boy who lives in his own little House-for-One in Toyland and has many "special" friends. Ahh, another childhood memory!

Noddy is a character created by English children's author Enid Blyton, originally published between 1949 and Noddy is a little wooden boy who lives in his own little House-for-One in Toyland and has many "special" friends.

Little Old Mrs Pepperpot, by Alf Prøysen. Oh my, I had no idea it had been translated! LOVE it!

Little Old Mrs Pepperpot, by Alf Prøysen I loved these books as a child, and my kids loved them too. Pepperpot shrinks at the most inopportune times. Which leads to lots of adventures for the doll size woman.

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