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The Children who lived in a Barn – Eleanor Graham

‘The Children Who Lived in a Barn’ is possibly my favourite ever children’s book. Published in 1938, the book was written by Eleanor Graham, the first Editor of the Puffin Story Book range. The Dunett family live in a small village called … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul…

A game of two halves this week, with two brand new books and two secondhand smashers. I started the week buying Lynsey Hanley’s ‘Respectable: The Experience of Class’. I liked her last book, ‘Estates’ – a personal history of British housing … Continue reading

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