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Grandfather twilight board book When day is done, it is time for Grandfather Twilight to close his book, put on his jacket, and go for a walk through the forest. All the woodland creatures watch in silence as he performs his very special evening task and returns to his house among the trees. Here is Barbara Helen Berger's enormously popular classic--now in a board book format that retains all of the magic of the original.

from Telegraph.co.uk

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Reading THE LEMON GROVE by Helen Walsh made me NEED to go to Mallorca. Seriously, it's my next stop! http://knopfdoubleday.com/book/234723/the-lemon-grove/

Begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London - a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site of one of England's most infamous lunatic asylums, the Middlesex County Pauper Lunatic Aslyum at Colney Hatch. #StHelens #lovelibraries #lovereading #BarbaraTaylor #memoirs #mental #health

These are the firsthand accounts of sisters Helen and Barbara Shores growing up with their father, Arthur Shores, a prominent Civil Rights attorney, during the 60s in the Jim Crow south Birmingham district―a frequent target of the Ku Klux Klan. Between 1948 and 1963, some 50 unsolved Klan bombings happened in Smithfield where the Shores family lived, earning their neighborhood the nickname “Dynamite Hill.”