Roald Dahl: Our Modern Fairy Tale Author – Part 1

Roald Dahl was one of children’s literature most loved authors; but, he’s also a profoundly interesting person who produced modern stories that can be considered fairy tale influenced. Dahl lived an interesting life; he wrote a fantastic book, Boy: Tales of Childhood about it. It’s one of my favorite books, and I would recommend you… Continue reading Roald Dahl: Our Modern Fairy Tale Author – Part 1

Favorite: Funnies and Quotes

Like any bookworm, we love great quotes about reading. We also love hilarious funnies about reading and writing, too. Here are a few of our favorites! “Once you’ve read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.” — Louis L’Amour “We are like books. Most people only see our cover,… Continue reading Favorite: Funnies and Quotes

Books on Film: Cartoons, Southern Gothic, and More

The delightful series from Jill Barklem, Brambly Hedge [which I’ve written about here] apparently had a short live series. THis would be entertaining for young fans of Brambly Hedge! WILDCAT Flannery O’Connor is one of America’s most prolific, Catholic writers. She’s difficult to understand. My undergraduate professors – perhaps because of their lack of Catholicism… Continue reading Books on Film: Cartoons, Southern Gothic, and More