The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories

“Bear in mind,” she told Cally, “that whatever you do choose as an occupation, in due course, will form the habits of a lifetime” from ‘License to Kill’ (p 96).

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The Great War: Stories inspired by items from the First World War

p. 1 “I grew up with the tin hat.” An observation over the years, as a mother and librarian, is that as adults we easily slip away from our connection with children’s literature unless it is something quite out of the ordinary, like the ‘Harry Potter’ series. This is not to say that the book I am touting…